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Connor Emlen-Petterson

GUIDE, ARTIST, SCIENTIST, NURTURERConnor has spent most of his life thus far in the Columbia-Pacific region, and has worked for Columbia River Kayaking as a seasonal interpretive guide for the past three years and counting. He brings to his job an enthusiasm for the...

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Beth Mora

GUIDE, NURSE, EDUCATOR EXTRAORDINNAIREBeth is a third-year kayak tour guide that brings her love of learning and love of adventure to Columbia River Kayaking. She is a published author and national speaker. During the off-season, you can find her writing, teaching...

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Levi Helms

OWNER, GUIDE, WILDCRAFTER, FIXER OF ALL THINGSLevi grew up in Wahkiakum County and started kayaking with Columbia River Kayaking in 2005. He has his BCU Three Star Sea Kayak certification. Levi is also a builder and home gardener. He loves to share personal tales of...

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Kyleen Austin

OWNER, EXPLORER, COACH, GUIDE, WEATHER GODDESSThe multi-talented Kyleen Austin has a life-long background in outdoor exploration, and has led Road Scholar programs for Columbia River Kayaking since 2014. She is a certified Wilderness First Responder and has completed...

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Hello World!

After almost eight years of navigating the constantly changing world of websites, Columbia River Kayaking has a new one! Our mission is to provide place-based educational experiences, develop skills and provide safe, enjoyable outdoor and paddlesports opportunities....

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