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National Forest Assoc.

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Cascade Pack & Paddle, LLC
The Beauty of Life is Found in Adventure!

Cascade Pack & Paddle, LLC offers Volcano Naturalist guided kayak tours on Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument's Coldwater Lake and kayak tours and kayak camping on the Lewis River's Merwin, Yale and Swift reservoirs.  We offer a number of Volcano Discovery Hikes and Snowshoe/Crosscountry Ski Adventures for the Mount St. Helens Institute


Snowshoeing/Crosscountry Skiing Adventures

We are leading Snowshoe/Cross-country ski Winter Adventures for the Mount St. Helens Institute.  These trips will began on January 24, 2015 and continued through March 24, 2015.  We will be snowshoeing and cross-country skiing to June Lake, Ape Cave, Red Rocks Pass, Old Man Pass, Elk Rock and Mount Adam's Ice Caves/Natural Bridges. To reserve your space go to www.mshinstitute.org and click on Winter Adventures.

Kayak Tours

We offer Coldwater Lake kayak tours from May through the end of September. More information can be found at the Kayak Tours page. 

Kayak tours on Lake Merwin, Yale Reservoir and Swift Reservoir in Southwest Washington are offered from April through October. More information can be found at the Kayak Tours page.

Hiking and Backpacking

In 2014 we led the Volcano Discovery Hikes for the Mount St. Helens Institute. The plan for 2015 is to continue to lead these hikes. More information can be found at the Hike & Backpack page.

We are proud to provide these services in our local area and hope that our recreational and educational tours and trips will enrich the participants understanding of the Mount St. Helens and Lewis River area.