Ziplines

Ziplines

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 […]

Zipline Safety and Inspections

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 […]

Our trips go out – rain or shine!

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 […]

Rafting, Ziplines, and Beer?!

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 […]

New Treehouse!

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. […]