It’s been a great spring at French Broad Rafting Expeditions. The sun is out, the river is high, and the whitewater rafting has been amazing! The warm weather has enticed many new folks onto the river and has sent them all home with smiles. The spring has also brought back cherished loyal rafting guests (Lake […]
Five years ago today our family business lost “everything” in a fire. Funny how things work though – turns out we “found” so much more that fateful day. In the sometimes difficult years that followed we have found comfort, strength and support in the countless friends, staff, customers and community that make the French Broad […]
I recently produced a video about life as a river guide with French Broad Rafting. Check it out on YouTube. Music is by Jim Hampton, country music singer and older brother of owners Mitch and Michael Hampton.
So you may have read a recent post about the French Broad Rafting Expeditions (FBRE) Staff in the off-season… how they get to “play” on the ski slopes when they aren’t “playing” on the water in the summer. Well, it’s not that easy for all of us. Some of us have to get “real” jobs […]
Every August, the day before their season starts, the Women’s Soccer team at UNC Asheville gets together to “bond” as a team. New freshman have just arrived on campus, literally saying goodbye to their parents hours earlier. Upperclassmen are moving in to their roles as the new leaders of the team. It’s a perfect opportunity for a […]
Two of our river guides on the French Broad River have just tied the knot. Will and Annie were married in the town of Hot Springs North Carolina on Saturday June 13, 2009. They were married outside at the Hot Springs Resort and Spa alongside the French Broad River. Hot Springs NC is a 50 […]