PacRim Breast and Prostate Cancer Group
6th PacRim Breast & Prostate Cancer Meeting
July 20-24, 2015
Skamania Lodge, Stevenson, Washington

Useful Information

Check-In / Check-out

Check-in 4:00pm / Check-out 12:00pm

Registration and Poster Set-up: Monday, July 20th from 12:00pm on


There is an ATM machine at Skamania Lodge. All major credit cards are accepted at the hotel.


In the summer months, the west coast of the U.S. observes Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
PDT = UTC-7h


The electrical supply is 110 volts, and the primary socket type is “North American Grounded”. International travelers should bring electrical adapters.

Climate & Clothing

The climate in southern Washington State is warm in July, with an average temperature of 68° F (20°C) and a high around 80° (26.7°C).

With the relaxed Lodge atmosphere, casual lightweight clothing is acceptable during the day; smart, casual clothing in the evening. A lightweight jacket may be needed for cooler evenings.

Outdoor activities: Items you may need (such as sunscreen) for outdoor activities may be purchased on-site at the General Store.

Visa Requirements

U.S. Business Visa Information

Travel & Health Insurance

Strongly recommended for international travelers


Washington State sales tax rate in Skamania County and the town of Stevenson is currently 7.7%.

Oregon sales tax rate is currently 0%.


Tipping restaurant and bar staff is the general custom in the U.S. and 15 – 20% is the usual amount. Bellstaff gratuity for handling luggage is suggested at $2/bag; Housekeeping, $2/night.


Stevenson, WA: Antiques and basic necessities
Hood River, OR: Historic district, art, boutiques, wineries, breweries, restaurants, outdoor recreation (windsurfing)
Troutdale, OR: Outlet Shopping


You will find a variety of things to do while at Skamania Lodge: hiking, biking, golfing, zip-lining, windsurfing, kayaking, just to name a few. The Lodge can assist with arrangements, or there are a number of area companies you can work with.

Skamania Recreation

Go Northwest!

Columbia Gorge Winegrowers


Complimentary wireless internet in guestrooms, Cascade Dining Room, River Rock and Gorge Room
Technology Room with 24-hour access
Full Service Business Center (faxing, copying, printing)