September 14-16, 2018
Bohemian Comfort - Authentic and true immersive experience! Sleep in tents, eat simple, delicious and healthy food and get cozy and intimate with your fellow Betties! Might have to arrange somethings on your own such as ground transportation or do a more extensive preparation than you might in other trip styles*
Convenient Comfort – Minimum effort on your part! Sleep in a room which you might share with one other Betty, eat prepared meals that are hearty and healthy and prepare minimally as the rest is provided. In most cases, ground transportation is included*
Luxury Comfort - Just show up and the rest is covered. Sleep with comfort in a nice bed with luxury linen, eat gourmet food, drink wonderful wine and get plenty of rest before your full day of adventure. Ground transportation is included and all of your gear is provided*
*Air transportation is not included in Bold Betties adventures
This is a great entry level trip for newcomers or Betties looking build confidence outdoors. Expect 2-5 hours of activity a day on mostly flat or slightly hilly terrain with the occassional steep and/or uneven trail. You'll travel approximately 4-6 miles per day and experience moderate elevation/altitude changes.
Moderately difficult featuring more hills and mountain terrain, but still accessible for Betties inexperienced in outdoor adventure. Expect 4-6 hours of activity covering up to 10 miles a day. Expect steep and uneven trails and altitudes up to 10,000 ft.
Challenging adventures for Betties who are fit adventurers and possess a basic skill set for the outdoors. Expect 5-8 hours of activity per day over a variety of exposed terrain and steep uneven trails. Distances up to 12 miles per day and altitudes up to 14,000 ft.
Designed for the most experienced Betties who are do adventures on a regular basis. You'll be taken to remote locations over exposed, uneven and challenging terrain, requiring 10+ hours of activity per day and distances of 12+ miles. Altitudes could exceed 14,000 ft.
Prepare to be BOLD!!! The Betties are taking on Smith Rock for a climbing + camping trip!!!
Join 11 other Betties on this awesome trip to a premier climbing destination, which happens to be right in our backyard! Climbing outdoors is an amazing, challenging experience and Smith Rock will not disappoint. All climbing abilities are welcome, we will have several instructors joining us and your fellow Betties will be there to support you and cheer you to the top!
We will leave Portland Friday afternoon and head down to our campsites where we will enjoy some friendly conversation and snacks around the campfire. Sat morning we’ll have an early breakfast and head out at 7:45am to meet our instructors at Smith Rock. Then…
LET THE ADVENTURE BEGIN!!!
We’ll spend most of the day climbing with a break in the afternoon for a picnic style lunch. But don’t worry, if you start to feel tired or just need a break at any point in the day you can sit back and soak in the beautiful views around you!
After a full day of climbing we’ll head back to camp for a well-deserved relaxing evening full of tales from the awesome day we just had and surrounded by new friends!! Sunday morning we will make breakfast and pack up to start the trek home.
All climbing gear is provided, but feel free to bring your own if you have it.
Meet: Gateway Transit Center at 3:00pm
Depart from Portland: Friday 9/14 at 3:30pm
**Dinner is not provided on Friday, we will be stopping along the way to pick something up.
Arrive at campsite: 7:00pm
What to Bring:
- Sunscreen and Chapstick
- Water bottle
- Sleeping bag
- Personal air mattress (optional)
What to Wear:
- Hiking shoes (we will be hiking to the climbing routes)
- T-shirt and stretchy hiking pants/yoga pants (whatever will give you the most freedom of movement, also think layers – it will most likely be a little chilly in the morning but you’ll warm up while climbing)
- Synthetic fleece sweater and windbreaker depending on weather
- Daypack – to carry your water, sunscreen, any extra clothes
Fully refundable if canceled by August 1st.
50% refundable if canceled before September 1st.
After September 1st, non-refundable.
While it is our intention at Bold Betties to adhere to the event as described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to the nature of Bold Betties events, adventuring and travel can be unpredictable. Our itinerary overview is a general guide regarding the event and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. These changes can be made with regards to safety, attendee capabilities, time constraints, weather and various other reasons. You are solely responsible for arriving to the meeting place on time. In the event of a delay, it is up to you to make alternative arrangements. Any additional costs incurred is your responsibility. Refunds will not be given due to missed connections, canceled flights, weather, or any other delays or unforeseen circumstances. Allow yourself extra time to arrive safely to the meeting place so that everyone leaves on time. Please see the cancellation/refund policy.