Harvest Fest Weekend; 686 Dealer

Fall is in the air and this weekend kicks off the 2015 Harvest Fest. This 3 day event is a great showcase for all the Hood River Valley bounty. Orchard fresh fruit, crafts, food and music will be available down at the Hood River event site and at the Hood River County fairgrounds. For more info visit http://hoodriver.org/events-festivals/chamber-events/harvest-festival

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New Arrival! Doug’s is now your local 686 dealer!

Since the beginning, 686 has been about providing innovative, fashionable outerwear and technical apparel inspired from the same Los Angeles street culture and mountain lifestyle it was founded upon. 686 trademarked products and features – integrated SMARTY® removable liners, Thermagraph™ strategic body mapping insulation, infiDRY® waterproof and breathable innovations, the patented Toolbelt® line of functional belts, and support of the DIY ethos all push 686 beyond the boundaries imagined some 23 years ago. Independently rider owned and operated since 1992. High tech, good times, this is 686.

Come by and check out all the new arrivals and get it before it’s gone.

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Huckleberry Fest Skate Jam

Join us Sunday September 13th at 11am for the Huckleberry Fest Skate Jam! This is FREE to enter! We will have prizes for 1st-3rd. A waiver must be signed to compete. See you Sunday!

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We now have SKINS!

We are pleased to announce that Doug’s is now a Skins dealer!

A brief history of SKINS

In 1996, an Aussie skier had a bold ambition – to feel ten years younger so he could ski all day, party all night and be ready the next morning do it all again.

His starting point was the knowledge that improved blood circulation would supply more oxygen to his muscles, helping them work harder for longer and recover faster. So he consulted with NASA and other experts to confirm he was on to something. Turns out he was.

Soon word got out that there were these things called SKINS that improved your power, speed, stamina and recovery. Pro athletes were the first to start wearing them. Before long, amateur athletes joined the party.

Train harder. Perform faster. Recover faster.

There is a ton of research being done on Skins…

What have they found?

  • increases venous return
  • reduces exercise induced muscle damage (EIMD)
  • accelerates recovery processes
  • removes lactic acid faster
  • increases strength and power
  • improves endurance
  • increases muscle oxygenation
  • improves body temperature control
  • reduces in-flight ankle oedema

…so you get the benefits of a better performance without pain.

Stop in and check it out!

AND All Skins are on SALE 20% off 8/21/15-8/23/15!

August First Friday With VANS Shoes!

Come by tomorrow to celebrate August First Friday in Hood River! We are setting you up to create your own artwork on Vans Shoes. We will provide paint, glitter, markers, glue and more to create your works of art. And ALL Vans Black & White Authentics are 20% off 5pm-8pm August 7th. Don’t miss this special event.vansad

Check out the Fall Toad & Co.

Have you heard of Toad & Co.? They use to be know as Horny Toad… We are stoked to have them back at Doug’s. Even tho they have a new name, the brand Toad & Co. still has the same great fundamentals as the brand we all loved. Amazingly comfortable clothing, and cute too! We are just starting to get the new Fall 2015 line coming into the shop. Its going to go fast so stop on in and check it out. Toadoutposter

4th of July in the HOOD

Happy 4th of July! Be sure to stop by Doug’s website and take advantage of 20% off EVERYTHING. Offer good until Sunday. 4thsale

 

Looking for something to do today in the Hood River area? Here is a great link to everything 4th of July in the Hood. Fireworks, Runs, Parade… Click here!

Bingen Skate Jam

Saturday June 27th Doug’s is hosting a skate jam in Bingen Washington. The city of Bingen is throwing a grand opening for the skate park. It will include a sign dedication at 5:30pm followed by the skate jam at 6:30pm. We have AMAZING prizes donated by our generous vendors. Swag from Vans, Skullcandy, DC, Nike SB, Kreed, Crush, Volcom, LRG, Dakine, Stance, Huf and more! This is an all ages/all level event, and best of all its FREE! Just need to have a signed waiver. Hope to see you there!bingen-jam-2015

A quick cure for you fear of heights…

This summer we are going to highlight fun things to do and see in the Columbia Gorge. Today our web/team manager Nikki went ZipLining at Skamania Lodge. It is just a short 25 min drive form Hood River. I HIGHLY recommend doing this if you are in the area. Our guides Tiana and Anthony were full of energy and extremely helpful if you need a little coaxing to take that first step off the platform. You zipline off 7 towers and sail thru the scenic canopy, with peaking views of the Columbia River and the golf course. Afterwards you can calm your nerves at lunch at the lodge.

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