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Things to do in North Carolina

Things to do in North Carolina

North Carolina truly has something for everyone. From beaches, to mountains and everything in between, there are so many things to do in North Carolina! Since we are based in Western North Carolina (WNC) we’ll focus on some of the amazing places you can explore in our part of the state. This is only a […]

What it’s Like to Work with your Spouse

KandM zip pic 2

By Korey Hampton When we say that French Broad Rafting and Ziplines is a “family business” that’s no exaggeration. It’s not just something we say because our employees “feel like a big family” or because there’s a few staff members whose kids work here – though both of these things are true. But the reality […]

FBRZ Attends Annual ACCT Zipline Conference

ACCT zip whipping

Every year the experts in the zipline field get together to discuss the latest research, ideas and developments in the industry. This year the ACCT (Association for Challenge Course Technologies) hosted the 24th Annual Conference and Exposition in Orlando, FL from January 30th through February 2nd. Owner Korey Hampton headed to the ACCT Conference to represent FBRZ this year. […]

What We’re Up To This Winter

Owner Michael Hampton, raft guide Jes Paulino, photographer Matt Huggins and River Manager Ed Ballard

In the season of the Polar Vortex only the most die-hard adventurers are going ziplining, and rafting in this weather is pretty much out of the question. So what’s a poor guide to do to keep the ramen noodles on the table and the biodiesel fuel in their VW bus? Work another seasonal job of […]

FBRZ’s Got Talent!

French Broad Findings - river glass pendants

Ask most of our staff what they like to do for fun and they’ll tell you that’s an easy answer: raft and zipline! But we have a few staff members with some real talent, and some real interesting hobbies when they’re not working at the coolest job ever. Take Denise who works at our Hot […]