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Cascade Kiteboarding

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Cascade Kiteboarding runs private and semi-private kiteboarding lessons out of Hood River, Oregon, in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. We cater to individuals looking for a private and more personalized learning experience. Each lesson is...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
216 Portway Ave, Hood River, OR 97031-1102
+1 541-392-1212
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

I had never flown a kite before taking these lessons, and after 5 lessons with Cascade I was kiteboarding on my own on Hood River. They were very helpful, fun, thorough, and thoughtful. The one on one lessons were tailored to my skill level, and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ryanhassan2018
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Hood River is the perfect place to learn to kiteboard and Cascade is the perfect company to do it with. I’ve taken beginner lessons elsewhere and looking back there’s a huge gap in quality between Cascade and those previous companies. Alex and Burgess were both...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gbunnny
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Had a great time and loved all the instructors I had. Would 100% recommend. great time and I wish I could do it again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank papaturtle24
Reviewed 15 August 2018

My 13 year old daughter has done several kite lessons with Cascade. She always comes off the water with a big smile and wants to do more. Great instructors and beginner location along with the radio and jet ski support make it a safe and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve M
Reviewed 10 August 2018

My friend brought me there, After the first lesson, I loved it. I took a couple of lessons after that. It's a great place. I loved it.=)

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Leo W
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I took two beginner lessons with them, one kite control and one water. Both my instructors, Kyle and Nadja, were awesome and encouraging. I also really liked that they used a jet ski for the water lessons to get you out away from the crowds....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mikael D
watergirl216, Owner at Cascade Kiteboarding, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

That is awesome @Mikael! We hope you continue on your path of kiteboarding progression - you're nearly there! Thanks again for the review and for choosing Cascade Kiteboarding!

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This was my second year taking lessons from cascade. I have had nothing but great experiences with them and hope to return soon. My instructor was Nadia, and she was awesome. Giving advice in manageable amounts helping me get riding in a much shorter amount...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rochadse
watergirl216, Owner at Cascade Kiteboarding, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thanks @rochadse for the kind words! We always aim to make it a great experience and thank you for choosing Cascade Kiteboarding!

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Decided to spend 8 days up in hood river to work on kiteboarding. Found the school online and tried to book some lessons. There was a slight discount for paying in advance and paid for 6. Bad idea.A couple of the days my lesson was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

If I could give more than five stars, I would. These guys are literally the best. I've taken four rounds of lessons over the past three years with Cascade and the experience never changes - super professional, friendly and encouraging. Kiting has been the hardest...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stephanie H
watergirl216, Owner at Cascade Kiteboarding, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you Stephanie for the kind words and for learning with us! It was a joy to have you and watch you progress!

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I am a newbie who was extremely nervious embarking on this sport. Both of my lessons were taught by incredibly patient and talented instructors who took the time to explain the sport and give me the confidence to progress to the next steps. Tonia, the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank danac200
watergirl216, Owner at Cascade Kiteboarding, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thanks Dana for the nice words! We are so glad to hear you are looking to progress to the next step! Confidence-building in kiteboarding is huge!

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