The airport for Bend is actually in Redmond (RDM). Bend has a small municipal airport for private planes. Redmond has the only commercial airport.
Travel time from Redmond Airport to Dufur is under 2 hours. Even though Portland airport is about an hour and 45 minutes with traffic, ultimately it is faster to get from Redmond to Dufur because Redmond airport is so small that you will literally walk through it, grab your bag, and rental car in less than 15 minutes total. PDX you won't even make it to baggage claim in that time.
The downside to Redmond is limited flights and averages about $50 to $75 more per round trip ticket.
Our camp hotel is the Historic Balch Hotel, a boutique inn and spa, which will serve as our home base for rides, seminars, and meals.
Founded in 1908, the hotel has been updated with a focus on sustainable practices of eco-hospitality, supportive community, and creating a more luscious and delightful world.
Learn more about this cool piece of history and check out the rooms and amenities on the Balch Hotel's website.
SPECIAL BLEND GRAVEL CAMP REFUND POLICY
If Breakaway Promotions cancels the camp, a full refund will be issued.
Should the camp be canceled due to COVID a credit will be issued for the amount paid for the camp that may be applied to future camps, transferred to a different rider, or used for any of our events.
Camp registration is fully refundable if cancelled greater than 60 days from camp start date.
Camp registration is 50% refundable if cancelled 60 to 31 days from camp start date.
No registration refund if cancelled 30 days or less from camp start date.
Exceptions to our cancellation policy cannot be made for any reason, including weather or personal emergencies.