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Old 07-09-2012, 06:19 PM   #5
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Location: Bend, Oregon
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Thumb HR Bridge

Originally Posted by Hominid View Post
The bridge from White Salmon to Hood River is an adventure.
A very long grated deck that on it's own is perfectly negotiable, if a little unnerving.
The side gusts are what make this bridge attention grabbing.
This area is famous for the windsurfing and I'm hit by late afternoon gusts of at least 20-30 mph while trying to track the grate.
Great fun - who needs caffeine?
Great report and photos!

I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one who thinks the Hood River bridge is a little sketchy when crossing in the wind...

My wife and I made the ride from the Stonehenge memorial to Hood River over the Memorial Day weekend and we really enjoyed WA14 instead of the mad dash on I-84.
There is nothing quite like riding in the Gorge, thanks for sharing your trip!
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