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Friends and Family Day


We wrapped up zipline guide training with a “soft opening” for friends and family recently. We invited our rafting staff and their families out to the new zipline course and what an amazing time we had! After working so hard on our course all winter it was very rewarding to see so many people (83 […]

Course Inspection a Success!


Phoenix Experiential Designs was here this weekend for our course inspection. Phoenix is a Professional Vendor Member of the Association for Challenge Course Technologies (ACCT) based out of Sugar Grove, NC. The ACCT sets the standards for design, performance, equipment, inspections, operations, practitioner certification and training in the zipline and challenge course industry. We are […]

French Broad Ziplines – Opening Spring 2013

Whitney- our project manager

We at French Broad Rafting are pleased to announce that we will be opening a zipline canopy tour in the spring of 2013. The mountain property adjacent to our rafting outpost is the perfect setting for a tree-based course with hearty trees, gorgeous views and fresh mountain air. We began construction this past fall and […]

Zipline Construction is Zipping Right Along

Here at French Broad Ziplines there is a buzz in the air, and in the trees. In November we began construction on a zipline canopy tour that is sure to be one of the best in the area. Located on a beautiful mountain property adjacent to the French Broad Rafting outpost the course will be […]

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 […]