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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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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!

Penny Fairfield Aug 19, 2013 at 03:38 PM

Hi Karla, I can share the rental car with you on Sept 1st. Please phone me 530-541-1610 Penny

Karla Egan Aug 13, 2013 at 07:33 AM

I am attending the Sept. 1 program and am looking for ride from Portland to Shawokawa.
Penny Fairfield Aug 19, 2013 at 03:36 PM

Karla, I can share the car with you. Please phone me at 530-541-1610 to tell me when your plane arrives in Portland.

Penny Fairfield Jul 24, 2013 at 07:59 PM

I am booking a rental car from the Portland airport on September 1 for the program running 9/1 to 9/6. I have room for one or two passengers. If you want to share a ride and expenses of car rental contact me right away. The early bird gets the worm! My plane gets in at 9:15 am. I can wait around the airport for your arrival. phone me at 530-541-1610 Penny
Karla Egan Aug 13, 2013 at 07:31 AM

Do you still have room in the car

Susan Goddard Jun 24, 2013 at 11:56 PM

my mom and I are doing this trip 7/28 - 8/2. deciding on car rental vs shuttle. anybody else on same trip interested in sharing a rental? thanks!

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
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