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CALE’S CORNER

Summertime is almost everyone’s favorite time off year. Whether you are into swimming, playing soccer or just relaxing with a cold beer, warm weather is always nice. For me summertime consists of skating, BBQ’s with my friends and my favorite thing,...CAMPITA!

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ampita is a weeklong event that most of the Capita riders and myself get to go to every summer. We all get together and go camping in our own little secret spot at one of the lakes surrounding Mt.Hood. Campita consists of two major things. Snowboarding and camping, both of which just happen to be my favorite things in the world! We are fortunate enough to get to ride the park at High Cascade Snowboard Camp. HCSC is the Mecca of summer snowboarding for kids and adults that come from all over the country to get their summer shred on. Off the hill is just as fun. HCSC lets us participate in a lot of the camp events such as dodge ball and skating the bowls and street course. When we aren’t trying to kill kids with dodge balls or skating it, is still a great time hanging in Government Camp, which is the small town where the HCSC headquarters are. Government Camp is also home to a couple of my favorite food carts. If you ever stop by there be sure to hit up Cobra Dogs and Volcano Cones! Cobra Dogs is the best hot dog stand to ever exist, especially with the owner Cory, and sweet employees such as Wizard and Matty Mo in the mix! Cobra dogs will not disappoint. After getting your fill of dogs, cruise down the street for some dessert at Volcano Cones. Great ice cream and great people like Sally and Desiree!

like being lost in the woods with your friends, throwing hatchets into trees, and sharing stories with your good homies while drinking around a blazing inferno. The most memorable thing that happen during this summers Campita was the dirt bikes that were brought to the camp spot thanks to Jared Johnson. This was fun for everyone! We got to rip down the dirt roads for three to four hours, even Spencer Shoeburt who has never ridden a dirt bike before, got in the mix! Brenden Gerard had a Jug of wine and was doing donuts and catching some air as well. Kyle Fisher seemed to have the most fun on the dirt bikes! He finished off his dirt bike experience with what I like to refer to as the Beer Alley. Which basically means he cruised through a line of about 30 dudes and as he rode by all of us we spit beer on him! It was a blast for us but he got a bit destroyed! Even the guys who didn’t ride the bikes had fun because someone brought roman candles to launch off while this madness was going on. To finish off the dirt bike rally Jared decided he wanted to jump over the fire on his bike! This was incredible! We all gathered around the fire and cheered him on as he flew over the massive fire. He must have really enjoyed it because instead of doing it just once he did it five or six times! I was so happy to get to witness this!

After all of our HCSC day hang times are over we retreat back to our secluded camp zone in the deep woods. Now it is time to gather an incredible amount of firewood to prepare for the long night of food and drinking beers around the fire. This is my favorite part of Campita. There is nothing

All in all I am very thankful that I get to attend and participate in this event know as Campita. After dissecting the whole experience it basically boils down to one word, FUN! I would like to thank Tedore and Blue for having Campita every year and making it so fun for all of us, we are truly lucky! WORDS BY CALE ZIMA - PHOTO BY JOEL FRASER

Arkade October 2013  

ISSUE #8.1 - Chris Grenier, Knut Eliassen, Mikey LeBlanc, Cale Zima, Dave Faircloth, Madison Blackley, Mia Lambson, Snowbird, Blindside

Arkade October 2013  

ISSUE #8.1 - Chris Grenier, Knut Eliassen, Mikey LeBlanc, Cale Zima, Dave Faircloth, Madison Blackley, Mia Lambson, Snowbird, Blindside

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