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Program #14936RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Vicki from Piedra, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 06/16/13 - 06/22/13
What fun! We could hike short or long (up to 12 miles). We got to learn all about the Columbia river. Forest trails, waterfalls, ferns, more waterfalls, who knew there were so many different kinds. Every day different and yet beautiful. Loved every day, hard to chose te best day. Guides were great! would love to take more trips with either of them. And the other hikers were all different and yet we all got to know each other and time to visit and learn about each of them. Driving to the start the hikes was usually less than 1/2 hour. Fabulous time

Marilynn from Aurora, CO Number of programs attended: 52
Date attended: 06/16/13 - 06/22/13
Excellant program. The leaders worked well together, and did every thing to help us and make sure we could do all the hikes and have a good time.

Nancy from Oswego, IL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 04/21/13 - 04/27/13
This was a fabulous trip, including wildflowers, forests both magnificent and magical, waterfalls, snowshoeing and guides who knew the area.

Judy from Overland Park, KS Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 04/21/13 - 04/27/13
This was a wonderful trip. There are so many beautiful waterfalls. The trip was well organized with good hiking and exposure to diverse forests, wild flowers. Snowshowing on Mt Hood was a delight!The local history was very interesting.

Philip from New Orleans, LA Number of programs attended: 12
Date attended: 04/21/13 - 04/27/13
Waterfalls everywhere and withing easy hiking distance. The view from Beacon Rock is not to be missed.

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6 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips


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