Austin McPherson's Blog Archive October, 2008

The Gorge


You know a place is windy when it’s known as the windsurfing capital of America. That is exactly what Hood River, Oregon, is known as. Driving through the gorge you can see windsurfers dotted along the Columbia River whitecaps. The Columbia forms the border between Oregon and Washington and also happens to be in the middle of a giant wind tunnel causing the great windsurfing conditions.