Walk A Mile in Her Shoes is Saturday April 30, 2011. Click here to donate now.French Broad Rafting Expeditions (FBRE) has entered a team of walkers for the 2011 Walk A Mile Benefit for Our VOICE in Asheville, NC. Our VOICE is a non-profit crisis intervention and prevention agency in the Asheville Area which which […]
We had a great day on the water today. The French Broad River is running at a great level and the forecast is calling for more rain. Eighth Graders from Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando Florida loved the action on the river. Check out these pictures from Ledges Rapid. [nggallery id=6]
As many of our guests may already know, our business was destroyed in a fire in November 2006. We lost nearly everything we had, from rafts to reservation forms. The only thing left standing was the buses (albeit with melted taillights). Since then we have been building a new outpost using the pay-as-you-go method. The goal was to build the outpost without putting […]
French Broad Rafting Expeditions was recently awarded the “Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Month” for December 2010. It was accepted by one of French Broad Rafting Expeditions owners, Mitch Hampton at the Board of Directors meeting on November 23rd. French Broad Rafting Expeditions was nominated for its contributions to the local […]
While looking through some photos from this past summer, I ran across some great pictures of an afternoon paddling trip in the Shredder www.shredder.com with my dog Gunnison “Gunny” (and of course don’t forget the dog pfd from www.nrsweb.com). Gunny is a Beagle that was rescued from the Wake County animal shelter by my sister-in-law […]
I recently produced a video about life as a river guide with French Broad Rafting. Check it out on YouTube. Music is by Jim Hampton, country music singer and older brother of owners Mitch and Michael Hampton.
Check out these spectacular pictures taken by Tasia with All Terrain Images www.allterrainimages.com. It is amazing that she caught this family of deer swimming in the river. You can see a previous picture of a bear swimming across the river from the previous blog post https://www.frenchbroadrafting.com//news/wildlife-while-rafting-on-the-french-broad-river/
One of the best ways to enjoy the Fall Colors is while rafting down the river. Your are surrounded by all of the color and the beauty of the French Broad River. This Fall has been a busy one. We have had a lot of our guests comment on how floating down the river was […]