Advanced Kayaking on the Lower Columbia River
Work with an acclaimed kayaking coach to improve your kayak technique as you paddle past 90-foot waterfalls, basalt cliffs, sea lions and nesting bald eagles.
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Program No. 19493RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Explore the Great River of the West with other experienced kayakers on a long-distance program that exposes you to little-traveled sections of the river. Paddle with expert guides who know the cultural and natural history of the Lower Columbia, opening a world of wildlife areas and geologic formations visible only from the water.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Paddle to Gray’s Point and back along a forested shoreline frequented by otters, bald eagles and Roosevelt elk.
  • Spend a day practicing skills such as bracing, rescues, rolling and towing with coach Karl Andersson.
  • Conclude with a scenic trip along the rugged Columbia north shore from Skamokawa to Altoona, passing the ruins of old cannery towns, a basalt arch, and 100-foot cliffs.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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