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High Water in August

Rafting at the Class III Ledges rapid

Good news! Our guides did some rain dances in July and it actually worked! Here at French Broad Rafting, we’ve been enjoying some terrific water levels on the river lately due to recent rain in the Asheville and Brevard areas. The river level has been slightly higher than usual for this time of year, which […]

Things are Happening at French Broad Rafting!

New Deck

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 […]

Things We Found in the Fire

Old outpost after fire

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 […]

Even Whitewater Raft Guides Have An Awards Ceremony

  Country music seems to have one every other week.  MTV has at least two or three a year.  Campaigns for the Oscars, the Golden Globes and the Emmys will all be launched in earnest pretty soon, and so it was that with great anticipation and no small amount of fanfare that this years French Broad Rafting Staff […]

And Now, A Word About Our Photography Staff…

Like a lot of seasonal businesses, we employ a number of college students as summer help, and now that many of them have gone back to school we can rave about them without having them around to remind us how great we said they were  (although I suspect at least one of our summer photography staff […]