Adventure Blog

Adventure Blog

Fall Festivals – Asheville, NC

The calendar says Fall is on the way, and we are super excited for campfires, changing leaves, and cider. Speaking of calendars, our is filling up with all the fun Fall festivals and events that are fast approaching. Here’s an idea – come ziplining with us AND visit some of the other awesome attractions Asheville […]

Poor Boater’s Rations

At French Broad Adventures, we love trying new things. This summer we really branched out and created our own beer with the help of French Broad River Brewery. We named it ‘Poor Boater’s Rations’ – that’s what PBR really stands for. (Ok, that’s a really old raft guide joke, but we love it!) Poor Boater’s […]

Canyoneering in Asheville 2018

Ready to get off the beaten path and go where the average tourist never gets to explore? Experience firsthand the waterfalls and river canyons that make this area so spectacular. Get a taste of what canyoneering is like in this video as we rappel down a waterfall! Canyoneering is an adventure sport that combines multiple […]

Wheel of Bliss in Hot Springs, NC

Need a break from the hectic pace of modern life? Wish you could have a few days of quiet reflection in beautiful surroundings? Scoot closer to our (virtual) campfire and warm your hands while we will tell you of a magical place tucked into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Wheel of Bliss Retreat […]

The Ashe Farm

When booking rafting, ziplining, or canyoneering trips with us, many people ask for recommendations on where they should stay. The Ashe Farm, located just one mile up the road from the Madison County Courthouse in Marshall, is always high on our list. The Ashe Farm is a cozy bed and breakfast owned by Sandy and […]

What Our Staff Does During the ‘Off’ Season

Our work at French Broad Adventures is seasonal. Although there are a few brave souls who will love ziplining with us in the colder months, most of our business occurs within a 6–9 month timeframe. Most of our staff have to find other work to round out their year. For our staff members who are […]

Asheville Fall Color

We have a confession to make – we love the fall season in Western North Carolina. The air is crisp, the sky is bluer, and the leaves put on an earthy show of color. Things are slowing down a little, and we take a moment to appreciate a campfire, a warm cup of spiced tea, […]

Summer 2017

Wow! We had an unbelievable summer. Whitewater rafting and ziplining were as amazing as always, and we added another adventure to our offerings – canyoneering. People often ask us what it’s like to live and work in Western North Carolina, but words never quite do it justice. That’s why we thought we would let pictures […]