Over the winter break when rafting and ziplining slow down in WNC, Mitch and Korey Hampton and Zipline Course Lead Builder, Whitney Heuermann, were brought on to assist Phoenix Experiential Designs of Boone, NC with building a challenge course in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Phoenix Experiential Designs is one of an elite few companies […]
A huge thank you to Stuart Cowles, owner of Climbmax Climbing for doing a climbing clinic with our zipline Owner/Operators and Managers. We had a great day on the rock!
Mark your calendars now! We’re having a Fall Festival on October 17th called the Madison County Colors of Adventure! Here’s the breakdown of what you can expect: Local music: The Sweet Treats 12:00 – 2:00 and country music duo Jimmy and Johnny 3:00 – 5:00 Arts and Crafts Food by Sweet Monkey Bakery & Cafe Beer […]
Just 20 minutes from downtown Asheville is the beautiful mountain town of Marshall. Home to artists’ studios, galleries, music venues, restaurants and eclectic shops, this little town has a lot to offer, but it’s what surrounds Marshall that has Asheville locals and world travelers coming back year after year – the Great Outdoors! Majestic mountains, […]
It’s not surprising that French Broad Adventures supports locally owned businesses; after all, we are one! We recently started using delicious Roots Hummus in our river lunches. We already serve veggie burgers from Rosetta’s Kitchen and ice cream from The Hop, so if you’re looking to fuel-up with a snack, a meal, or just a sweet treat, […]
Planning a zipline adventure with French Broad Ziplines?! We’ve got 8 tips for you to make your time with us as enjoyable as possible. Tips For The Best Zipline Experience Ever! 1. Zipline in a group for a great discount! Ziplining is the perfect activity to experience the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains with […]
Did you know that there is a governing body for zipline courses? The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) is the world’s leading and largest American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer focused specifically and solely on the challenge course industry. ACCT Mission Statement The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) establishes and promotes the […]
Love adventure? Want to be outside in the beautiful weather instead of stuck indoors? Want to be paid to have fun every day? Consider becoming a whitewater rafting or zipline guide! We are teaching rafting and zipline classes at A-B Tech this year! From this pool of students we will be grooming our new staff for […]