|Tentative - Subject to Change:
|Monday, Day 1
Fly to Portland, Oregon in late afternoon.
*Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel or Radisson Hotel at Portland Airport.
|Tuesday, Day 2
Drive to Tillamook estuary and coastal
region. Examine Tillamook barrier and estuary from ground
level and Cape Meares cliffs. Arrive at motel approximately
*Accommodation: Shylo Inn or Ashley Inn, Tillamook, Oregon
|Wednesday, Day 3
||Drive to Tillamook airport. Aerial overflight of Tillamook
to seaside coast, (2 flights of 7 persons each). Ground examination of sandy tidal flats and dune/beach
tract, Tillamook estuary system.
*Accommodation: Shylo Inn Tillamook, Oregon
Tel: (503) 842-7971
|Thursday, Day 4
Proceed northward along coast. Stops at Rockaway to examine
vegetated beach ridges and beach erosion; Nehalem Pass to
view cobble to sandy beaches; Arcadia Beach to view armoured
cobble beach and Plio-Pleistocene pro-delta outcrops. Time
permitting, stop at tourist town of Cannon Beach.
*Accommodation: Best Western Oceanview Resort Seaside,
|Friday, Day 5
||Proceed northward to examine beaches and dunes,
then to Ft. Stevens Park to view the wreck of the Peter Iredale
and discuss the "beach cycle". Time permitting, climb Astoria
Column to view the Columbia River estuary and environs. At
1330 hours, return to Portland Oregon for flight to Calgary.
Note: Cost per person is $1,600
(Can.) plus GST. The company requesting the course will be
responsible for meals, all commercial flight costs/ accommodation
expenses, and costs for vehicle and airplane rentals. All
however, will be handled by Reinson Consultants Ltd.
*Accommodations not yet finalized.