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Never too cool to surf

Modified: Saturday, Apr 5th, 2014

(Photo by Rick Beasley)   

BOILER BAY — Frigid spring break waters at a state park north of Depoe Bay failed to deter a half dozen, wetsuit-clad surfers who rode 6- to 8-foot waves into a sheltered lagoon. The fast-breaking surf was perfect for the shortboard crowd, who needed their expert skills to avoid a pair of underwater reefs and a sandless beach comprised of storm-smashed rock and seashells. Boiler Bay Scenic Wayside, named for the boiler from a 1910 shipwreck that is still visible at low tide, offers a bird’s-eye view of marine birds and wildlife, rugged geography and daredevil surfers.

For the complete article see the 04-04-2014 issue.

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