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Laurel Rice Aug 14, 2014 at 02:22 PM

Anyone going for the 10/05 trip from Portland airport to share ride round trip?

Laurel Rice Aug 14, 2014 at 02:22 PM

Anyone going for the 10/05 trip from Portland airport to share ride round trip?

Carol Joseph Aug 07, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Does anyone have recommendations for clothing to wear in the kayak for Oct. 5-10?

Ginger Littleton Aug 03, 2014 at 11:36 PM

I take it that Road Scholar does not provide a shuttle for this program? We are doing the Oct. 5-10th program and are looking for transportation. Anyone have room for 2 Colorado passengers from the Portland airport?
Helen Berkman Aug 05, 2014 at 07:39 PM

I don't think they have a shuttle - but you will love this program. Rent a car or share a car and take Hwy 30 (the scenic route) to the Westport-Cathlamet Ferry, which takes you across to Cathlamet, WA.
Michael Wolfe Aug 28, 2014 at 04:09 PM

Don't know if still valid but: Ground Transportation Options: Columbia River Kayaking (Commercial Van/Shuttle), 360-747-1044. $75 per person one way per person/one way - Prices are subject to change Advanced Reservations Required

Elisabeth Halfacre Jun 24, 2014 at 10:13 AM

I am looking for someone to carpool with--
driving from Seattle.

Kathryn Norris Apr 16, 2014 at 10:31 AM

Sally-when are you arriving in Portland? I will be arriving 2pm in Portland on Sunday the 20th.
Sally Hall Apr 16, 2014 at 02:25 PM

i am arriving 10:30am on the 20th.
Kathryn Norris Apr 16, 2014 at 02:43 PM

Have you contacted the shuttle? Do you have a reservation? I have emailed & phoned with no response yet.
Sally Hall Apr 16, 2014 at 03:33 PM

I do have a reservation on the shuttle. looking forward to meeting you and the fun ahead. it sometimes takes them awhile to respond.
Kathryn Norris Apr 16, 2014 at 03:39 PM

Thanks, Sally. I also look forward to meeting you & lots of fun kayaking!!

Sally Hall Feb 23, 2014 at 03:03 PM

I am doing the April 20-25. The shuttle departure time ? Have not booked my air travel yet. Anyone else have that info?

Cory Ethridge Feb 02, 2014 at 07:11 PM

There are two of us coming on this trip from June 8 - 13, 2014 from New York. We are thinking about renting a car at the airport in Portland and are wondering if anyone else on that trip might want to share the ride and expense. We would be returning the car to the Portland airport after the trip, although we will be staying longer in the Portland area with some family. Not sure of our arrival time at the airport just yet, but we plan to book flights by the end of this week, so by Feb. 7. Can't wait!
Cory Ethridge Apr 16, 2014 at 08:46 PM

Hello again. My friend, Wai, and I will be arriving at 11:30 a.m. at the Portland airport on June 8 and will have a car available to drive to the lodge. If anyone else is arriving by air for that trip, let me know and we would be happy to give you a ride!

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14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
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