Zipline Safety and Inspections

Ziplines

There are many different types of inspections going on all the time at French Broad Adventures. They can be divided in to a few basic types: structural (the course), operational, gear (harnesses, helmets, etc) and trees. Each of these happens at prescribed intervals: daily, monthly, periodic and yearly or every third year. Daily Inspections We […]

We get asked this question all of the time: “Will my trip get cancelled if it rains?”   The short answer: No. Our trips go out, rain or shine! When it comes to whitewater rafting and canyoneering, you are going to get wet on your trip regardless of the weather. Even with ziplining, the rain […]

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. […]

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 […]

It’s not surprising that French Broad Adventures supports locally owned businesses; after all, we are one! We recently started using delicious Roots Hummus in our river lunches. We already serve veggie burgers from Rosetta’s Kitchen and ice cream from The Hop, so if you’re looking to fuel-up with a snack, a meal, or just a sweet treat, […]

Planning a zipline adventure with French Broad Ziplines?! We’ve got 8 tips for you to make your time with us as enjoyable as possible. Tips For The Best Zipline Experience Ever! 1. Zipline in a group for a great discount! Ziplining is the perfect activity to experience the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains with […]

Did you know that there is a governing body for zipline courses? The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) is the world’s leading and largest American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer focused specifically and solely on the challenge course industry. ACCT Mission Statement The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) establishes and promotes the […]

Western North Carolina has some of the most spectacular fall foliage in the country. The Blue Ridge Mountains has one of the longest and most vibrant leaf seasons due to high elevations, and more than 100 species of leaf shedding trees. Our leaf season draws thousands of people to WNC every year, but we have […]