To register for events with Columbia River Kayaking please call 360-747-1044 or email us.

2014 April, May, June, July, August, September, October

What to Bring List (day trips) | Registration, Deposit, and Refund | Custom Lessons & Tours | Skill Levels


Day Date Class or Tour Title Level Location Time Cost
April 2014
Saturday April 19 Wildlife Refuge Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday April 20 Gray's Bay Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Saturday April 26 Price Island half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-12 $65
Sunday April 27 Wildlife Refuge Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
May 2014
Fri-Sun May 2-4 Yoga and Paddling Retreat
with yoga instructor Lauren Beard
all Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
$250
Sunday May 4 Price Island half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
12-3 $65
Sat-Fri May 10-16 Wilderness First Responder Course
all Skamokawa Grange Hall
Skamokawa, WA
all day $675
Saturday May 17 Pillar Rock Tour
2-3 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-4 $115
Saturday May 24 Price Island half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
10-1 $65
Sunday May 25 Immersion! - an introduction to basic kayaking skills
1 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday May 25 Wildlife Refuge Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
June 2014
Saturday June 7 Price Island half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
10-1 $65
Sunday June 8 Wildlife Refuge Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Saturday June 14 Pillar Rock Tour
2-3 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-4 $115
Saturday June 14 Price Island half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
12-3 $65
Sunday June 15 Wildlife Refuge Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Saturday June 21 Price Island half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
10-1 $65
Sunday June 22 Immersion! - an introduction to basic kayaking skills
1 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday June 22 Wildlife Refuge Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Saturday June 28 Pillar Rock Tour
2-3 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-4 $115
Sunday June 29 Price Island half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
2-5 $65
July 2014
Saturday July 5th Wildlife Refuge Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday July 6th Immersion! - an introduction to basic kayaking skills
1 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday July 6th Price Island half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-12 $65
Saturday July 12th Three Tree Point Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday July 13th North Shore half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
12-3 $65
Saturday July 19th Wildlife Refuge Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday July 20th Price Island half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-12 $65
Saturday July 26th Three Tree Point Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday July 27th Price Island half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
12-3 $65
Sunday July 27th Kayak Sailing
all Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
10-4 $110
Tues-Sat July 29-Aug 2 NEW! - Coastal Capes five day tour 4 Northern Oregon Coast $850
August 2014
Saturday August 2nd Gray's Bay Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday August 3rd Immersion! - an introduction to basic kayaking skills
1 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday August 3rd Wildlife Refuge Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Friday-Sunday August 8-10 Yoga and Paddling Retreat
with yoga instructor Lauren Beard
all Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
$250
Saturday August 9th Wildlife Refuge Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday August 10th Three Tree Point Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Saturday August 16th Gray's Bay Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday August 17th Wildlife Refuge Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Friday-Sunday August 22-24th Kayak Foundations
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-4 $350
Saturday August 23rd Three Tree Point Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95
Sunday August 24th Price Island half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
12-3 $65
Saturday August 30th North Shore half day beginner's tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
12-3 $65
Sunday August 31st Wildlife Refuge Tour
1-2 Skamokawa Landing
Skamokawa, WA
9-3 $95

Registration, Deposit, and Refund

To register, call CRK at 360-747-1044 or email info@columbiariverkayaking.com. VISA, Mastercard, American Express and Discover cards are accepted, as are checks that clear before the class date.

One- and two-day events require full fee at time of registration. Registration fee is refundable minus $20 processing fee until 14 days before the event. From 14 days to 7 days before the event refund will be half of total, no refunds will be given after 7 days unless your spot fills. If your spot fills, you may have a refund minus $20 processing fee. Rescheduling is encouraged.

Baja events require deposit of half at time of registration. Full amount is due 30 days before trip. Registration fee is refundable minus $200 processing fee until 30 days before the event. From 30 days to 14 days before the event refund will be half of total, no refunds will be given after 14 days unless your spot fills. If your spot fills, you may have a refund minus $50 processing fee. Rescheduling is encouraged.

Please arrive 15 minutes to half an hour before your lesson or tour, and allow that it may run over by up to an hour.

 

Skill Level Rating
based on BCU star awards

Level I programs are generally scheduled for mornings or days with little tidal movement, or in protected lakes or creeks. No experience necessary.

Level II tours may experience light wind (8kts), small waves (1'), or moderate current (1kt). Level 2 tours build on the basics introduced at level 1. Calm capsize and reentry experience is required.

Level III programs take advantage of afternoon wind (15kts, waves 2-3') or greater tidal action (2kts).

Level IV programs require well-refined paddling skills as they venture into surf, strong wind, or dramatic current. They may require or build navigation skills, and contain strong elements of group interdependence.

Link to BCU star award syllabi

What to Bring--Day trips

June-September:
One quart plastic water bottle (full)
Lunch for full day events, snacks
Sunscreen and lip protection
Sunglasses with strap
Hat for rain and sun
Paddling jacket or rain jacket
Non-cotton shirts (2) for layering (wool, pile, polypro, other synthetic)
Non-cotton pants (nylon, wool, spandex, fleece)
Eyeglass strap
noseplugs (optional)
Sandals with heel strap or neoprene booties, or tennies that can get wet
Wool or fleece socks
Swimsuit (optional, but makes a quick-drying under-layer)
Towel
Change of clothes for the trip home
Wetsuit if you have one
Gloves for blister protection (optional)
Drybag if you have one
Camera, film, binoculars

The Other Months:
Drysuit if you have one
More and warmer non-cotton layers
Shatterproof thermos with hot drink
Warm paddling gloves or pogies

Evening and Moonlight Paddles:
Flashlight or headlamp
Warm non-cotton clothes

Wetsuit, paddling jacket, and pogies available


Custom Lessons and Tours


4-7 hours levels 1 to 3 private 1 person $250 plus kayak & gear $30
semi private 2 people $175/per plus kayak & gear $30/per
3 people $150/per plus kayak & gear $30/per
group 4-12 people $125/per includes kayak and gear
by the hour levels 1-3 private 1 person $75/hr plus kayak & gear $20
semi private 2 people $60/hr/per plus kayak & gear $20/per
4-7 hours level 4 private 1 person $300 plus kayak & gear $30
semi private or group 2-8 people TBA
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