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Hood River, Oregon

Whitewater Kayaking

Located in the famous Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Wet Planet Outfitters have been guiding whitewater kayaking programs with us for years. You won’t be able to beat the intoxicating thrill of riding a whitewater kayak down glacial runoff pouring off of a 12,000-foot volcano so trust us when we say you’ll be amazed by the natural landscape and vistas surrounding you in this program location.

Spend your days on the crystal clear White Salmon River, which runs right through your beautiful lodge in Trout Lake.  There you’ll be able to stretch out after a full day of kayaking, enjoying views of Mt. Adams and chef-prepared home-cooked meals, before capping each night around the campfire with new friends.

Program dates and communities served will be posted in early 2023.

Registration opens in February 2023. The First Descents community will be notified via email. To join the FD community and receive updates when Programs are open for registration, sign up here!

WHERE: Trout Lake, WA

WHAT: Whitewater Kayaking

WHEN: Summer 2023

COST: Free!

FOOD: Professional chef-prepared meals

AIRPORT: Portland, OR (PDX)

TRAVEL: Participants are responsible for getting to/from the program. Travel scholarships are available through the registration form.

HEALTH & SAFETY: To be updated in early 2023. Read more about our 2022 policy here.

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