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3/30/15 Whoopdee Trail update – please read and spread the word

If you have ridden the whoopdee lately you have seen the logging going on at the top of Old Dalles road on the original start of the whoopdee. SDS hopes to have that portion finished by the end of April. … Continue reading

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Puke Hill and Whopdee Update from SDS Lumber

Hello everyone. We have an update from our generous friends at SDS Lumber. Why do we call them generous? Because they let us build on their land, they let us ride on their land, and they are incredibly supportive of … Continue reading

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A Sad Day in the Hood. Rest in Peace, President Matt Klee.

We here in Hood River are so sad. The president of HRATS, our beloved Matt Klee, passed away in a mountain biking crash at Whistler on 5/30/2014. A memorial service will be held at the Gorge Room at the Hood … Continue reading

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Whoopdee Trail Work Party – rerouting the climb out… (no, it’s not done yet)

This dry weather we’ve been having is driving the ski bums crazy, but the dirt-worshiping mountain bikers are going crazy with dirt lust. So are the trail builders. Whoopdee steward Steve Dunn grabbed 12 of our trail fairies for a … Continue reading

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SDS Land / Hospital Hill Closure

***HOSPITAL HILL CLOSURE***** Due to an active Timber Harvest, All SDS Lands in the Jewett Creek and Hospital Hill area are closed as of 1/29/2013. There will be tree felling and cable yarding operation hardware that may occur far outside … Continue reading

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Upcoming Work Parties – We need you!!!

As you might have heard, we have a lot of work parties coming up. Some of these are on bike trails, but Hood River County is starting a weekly Saturday work party on motorized trails, and it’s important we get … Continue reading

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Seven Streams – Red lines on trees?

We received an email on the morning of 8/12 from a concerned mountain biker who sent us the photo below: This person asked us, “I thought the trees with red lines were supposed to be left standing.” We thought the … Continue reading

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