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2015 Melges 24 US National Championships

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, August 3, 2015

Drive over to Cascade Locks for the 2015 Melges 24 US National Championships on August 7th, 8th and 9th. This Columbia River regatta is open to all boats that meet the obligations of the Melges 24 Class rules and USMCA rules, including class membership. Registration is still open if your available for a great time on […]

Heart of the Gorge at Cascade Locks

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, June 15, 2015

Cascade Locks is located along The Columbia River Gorge and is the ideal location to enjoy water sports. If sailing, boarding, water-skiing, or simply swimming in the Columbia River is not your idea of a great time Cascade Locks also has great hiking trails, the Bridge of the Gods and more. Check out Grant’s Getaway: […]

2015 Ripple Opti Clinic

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Get ready to visit Cascade Locks in three weeks for the 2015 Ripple Opti Clinic. Wither your a sailor or an observer, you won’t want to miss out on this experience. The 2015 Ripple Opti Clinic is an opportunity for sailors of different skill levels to experience a professional coaching in a safe and fun […]

Paddling the Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, May 21, 2015

Stand Up Paddle Boarding originated in Hawaii and has proven itself as a popular sport among all skill levels. In 2013 it was reported that Stand Up Paddle Boarding had the most first-time participants than any other outdoor sport in the United States. Watch Harmony and friends Paddle Board on the Columbia River in the […]

Hood 2 River Relay 2015

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, February 23, 2015

Hood 2 River Relay Race is just around the corner on Saturday May 30, 2015. This spring time relay race starts on the high slopes of Mt. Hood, descends to the lower elevations of the mountain by mountain bike, the race then travels by road bike and then by running to Hood River, finally the […]

Kayaking in the Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Kayaking in the Columbia River Gorge Kayaking is a popular water sport and it is easy to see why. There is a certain type of beauty that can only be seen from the water. If you ever need a new point of view in life try looking from the moving waters to see how things […]

Windsurfing on the Columbia River Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The video above is of Dale Cook at the Hatchery on the Columbia River Gorge. He is performing a windsurfing wave jump followed by a bailout. Choppy water, 45 mph winds and plenty of room for everyone is a recipe for summer fun. Read more about this jump below. The swell allowed for wave sailing […]

Vegan Cruise Planners

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Thursday, August 21, 2014

If you are a vegan and have gone on a cruise than you probably already know the limited options for food that are provided. Good news, you can cruise again. With Vegan Cruise Planners they will provide you with cruises that offer plenty of delectable vegan dining options, free of charge. Read more about this […]

Columbia Gorge Racing Association

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Multi-class dinghy champ Jay Renehan let the Columbia Gorge Racing Association know that Cascade Locks, Oregon is “The best place in the world to sail!” The Columbia Gorge Racing Association is working to see if this is true for everyone through a Sailor Satisfaction Survey. Read more about this survey below. Our goal is to […]

Cascase Locks KOA

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, July 21, 2014

Enjoy camping at a great KOA this summer in Cascade Locks, Oregon. This is an amazing location for hiking, sight seeing, and so much more. This KOA includes a pool, hot tub/ sauna, bike rentals and even Wi-Fi. If your looking for a great place for some camping check out this KOA. Read more about […]

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