Rafting News

Rafting News

Asheville Vacation – We’ve planned it for you!

Sometimes planning a vacation is more stressful than it should be. After all, you’re going on vacation to get away from stress! That’s why we’ve put together this guide for an Asheville vacation. Mix-n-match the following to create your perfect getaway BUT we recommend you leave one day flexible. So, if you’re planning a 5-day trip, leave […]

The History of Whitewater Rafting

Rafting and canoeing was an ancient tradition for Native Americans who were the first to navigate North America’s rivers. They transported people, food, and supplies along rivers and also rafted rivers to hunt and find the best places to fish. Native American were skilled in building wooden rafts and canoes. They passed their knowledge down […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]