This is a follow up story for Envi Adventures. If you're interested in reading how they got started, published about 1 year ago, check it out here.
Hello again! Remind us who you are and what business you started.
Hi there, my name is Corey Rust and I started Envi Adventures in Troutdale, Oregon. Never heard of it? I’m surprised. It’s a sprawling metropolis of just over 16,000 on the eastside of Portland. Now, if you’ve ever been to Portland and driven into the Columbia River Gorge to see Multnomah Falls, you’ve gone right by Troutdale, or maybe you’ve even stopped at one of the several fine dining establishments such as McDonald’s or the Country Pride diner at the TA truck stop.
So, if you’re new here and don’t remember what Envi Adventures is (we don’t blame you), we are a year-round scenic air tour operation that provides airplane flight tours above some of Portland’s and Oregon’s most famous landmarks like the above mentioned Multnomah Falls, Mt. Hood, and Portland itself.
While we offer seven different tours, 80% of the flights we do are in the Columbia River Gorge and people from all over the world want to see the waterfalls from the air. The gorge has consistently been the bread and butter of our operation. And when I say ‘all over the world’, I really mean all over the world; in places that I never ever dreamt would...