We Love Astral Designs


If you’ve spent anytime with the French Broad Adventures crew, you know we love supporting local businesses. Black Dome Mountain Sports, The Hop, Rosetta’s Kitchen, Roots Hummus, Blue Ridge Biofuels, LaZoom Comedy Tours, Asheville Brewery Tours, and Asheville Food Tours are just some of the local businesses we work and play with. Now, we can add another awesome […]

  You may have already heard our big news, but if you haven’t… French Broad Adventures is now offering canyoneering trips! We are so excited to begin taking people out on adventures they would never otherwise get to experience. And we are just as excited about our new partnership with Black Dome Mountain Sports. Our […]

Rafting, Ziplines, and Beer?! That’s right. We are embarking on yet another adventure – brewing our own beer. French Broad Adventure’s Sourwood IPA is the most adventurous beer out there. Infused with sourwood tree leaves cultivated off the zipline course, and brewed by the Zipline Guides themselves, there is a taste of adventure in every […]

What is it about a treehouse that brings out the kid in all of us? Who hasn’t dreamed of having their very own escape in the trees? Whether you want a treehouse to hang out with your best buddy, like Calvin and Hobbes, or you want a quiet, shady place to relax, treehouses are magical. […]

We love The Hop! This local, family owned ice cream shop is the best of the best. (In fact, they were named one of the Top 12 Best Ice Cream Shops in America by the Huffington Post and Domino Magazine!) A few years ago, the great people at The Hop created an ice cream flavor […]

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 […]