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Lessons at Kite the Gorge: a Great Investment

In Summer 2017 I came to Hood River to kite the gorge. An intermediate kiter, I soon realized I... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Jack S
,
Portland, Oregon
Kiteboarding

This place is the best In Hood river. I tried many others but these guys take it serious. The best... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
dvo67
,
Portland, Oregon
via mobile
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Hours Today: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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The Spit, Hood River, OR 97031
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

In Summer 2017 I came to Hood River to kite the gorge. An intermediate kiter, I soon realized I needed a lesson on how to launch and land safely at the sandbar, in part because the sandbar gets jam packed with tourists, non-kiting local families,...More

1  Thank Jack S
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This place is the best In Hood river. I tried many others but these guys take it serious. The best gear, the best teachers and they are organized yet mellow and focussed on safety, learning and having fun!

Thank dvo67
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

My friends and I had an awesome experience with Kite the Gorge! 8 of us took lessons with them mid-May. Our experience was great, right from when we started communicating our lessons by email to the lessons themselves. They were super informative and easy to...More

Thank Isabella J
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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Carlos and Spring are lifelong wind junkies here to get you on the water and get you hooked! Spring gets all your gear customized to fit you perfectly, setting you up for success and carefuly checks up on the dynamic wind forcasts to make sure...More

1  Thank Windwing1
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Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Have had two previous lessons, one in Hood River and the other in Maui. The lessons with Kite The George, and our instructor Hunter, were by far the best. Co-owner Carlos spent a good 20 minutes with me on the phone talking about skills and...More

1  Thank FamFunSpokane_WA
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Carlos and his instructors run a first class kiting school. High end Slingshot equipment, a focus on safety and self-reliance and a willingness to let you progress as fast as you can make this a great choice for new kiters.. Took my teen son and...More

1  Thank maddad123
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Reviewed 11 June 2014

Where do I start... Carlos and Spring are the two owners and are such amazing people! Extremely nice people that you would want to grab a beer with after a fun day out and just chat. My experience...I wakeboard, snowboard, surf, and love all the...More

1  Thank Nate G
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Reviewed 19 July 2013

The Hood River Gorge can be a bit complicated being that there is over 7 different kite schools, hundreds of kiteboarders and windsurfers combined in the river at times, and overall a lot going on. Before going to Kite the Gorge i had never flown...More

Thank Hunter T
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

Carlos was great with communicating with me about weather conditions, i was coming from out of town and he went above and beyond to keep me in the loop. Once i got to hood river the wind blew and we had time for a 3...More

Thank jeff n
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Reviewed 9 July 2013

These guys are awesome! I had never kite boarded in my life and was having a blast by day two. Very professional and talented. You have to try this!

Thank Mike W
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