It’s Official – Ziplines are Open

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With the help of some very large scissors, French Broad Rafting & Ziplines became official on Thursday!  Tammie Whitlock, representing the Madison County Chamber of Commerce, and Ashley Runnion, representing the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce joined us to initiate the business and celebrate the official opening of the ziplines.  FBRZ owners Korey Hampton, Michael […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

We’re starting a new series on the people who work for us at French Broad Rafting, and we thought you’d like to know about one of our trip leaders, 24 year old Marti King, who is one of a handful of female guides on the French Broad River.  Naturally  we are biased, but we think she […]

A very big THANK YOU! to everyone that donated on behalf of the French Broad Rafting team. Walk a Mile In Her Shoes The men of Asheville came out in rare form on a beautiful Saturday morning to City/County Plaza to the second annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, a benefit for Our VOICE. […]

Today was a great day on the French Broad River.  Korey and I had a great group of guests that were staying at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville. The water was up today due to the heavy rainfall on Tuesday night.  It was amazing, check out the pictures below! [nggallery id=8]     Rafting […]