6/22 Forecast

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 June 22, 2011

Sorry about the late forecast. Yesterday I skinned to the top of Palmer, skied down, road my bike to Pete’s Pile. Went climbing. Bushwacked to the Surveyor’s trailhead. Rode Surveyor’s and Kitchen Sink and then down the road to Tucker Bridge and then kayked the lower Hood River, finishing at 9:30pm. So, I slept in. Anyway, thanks to Dave Russell for making it happen. =)

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The gradient this morning is at .09, and it’s currently whitecapping at the Hatch. It’s going to pick up today as a trough approaches. We’ll see a build to 23-26 from Stevenson to Hood River this morning, picking up to 26-29 from Stevenson all the way to Arlington this afternoon. There’s a chance of thunderstorms today, so keep an eye out for that.

Tomorrow looks windy too, but it looks like we’ll have clouds near Hood River. The wind will shift east, hitting 26-29 in the afternoon from Mosier (or maybe Rowena) to Arlington.

Friday looks lighter, 17-20 or so, all day.

It’s Wednesday, and that means it’s Post and Pinot night. All girls are welcome to come hang at Dirty Fingers and drink wine and beer and oh yeah ride bikes and have a damned fine night. It’s also the Kayak Shed’s shop paddle and sailboat racing night.


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