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May 27, 2018, 02:51 AM
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NorthWest 2018-5/26

After two years we’re back out in the NorthWest. Today is a blur. Most of us had gone to bed at midnight, gotten up at 4:30AM and then spent almost all day flying across the country. By the time we had rounded up our rental cars and reached Hood River it was 5PM and we only had a couple hours of light left. We elected to head to The Dalles slope. It was close and easily accessible by car. The wind was whipping at 30mph and Tom swore he felt a gust twice that amount as we reached the site. DJ pulled out his combat wing. Amadeo his Electron. Tom and Ben had their Gulps. Jose and I elected to take pics. The air was a little to strong and turbulent for unleaded foamies. After an hour, with fading sunlight, we packed up and headed down to Clock Tower Ales for some IPA’s and good grub.
As I write this, Tom and I discussed the best slope(s) for tomorrow. With a 20mph wnw wind we think we’ll hit Lumber.

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May 27, 2018, 08:56 AM
2.1.9 Forever
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It's great to see my old Flaming Electron 60 tearing up the skies of Oregon again!
May 27, 2018, 12:37 PM
somewhere in South America
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“unleaded foamies...” that kinda like alcohol-free Bud Light? ��
Welcome to the PNW guys! Enjoy your visit!
May 27, 2018, 09:26 PM
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Well said cousin Dieter.

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