The Adventure that Will Last a Lifetime

French Broad Adventures offers training for whitewater rafting professionals as well as personal whitewater paddle training for better whitewater adventures. New in 2024 we will be offering Beginner MTB Clinics.

Each year we offer dynamic classes for professional guides and outdoor enthusiasts. We teach all courses to meet or exceed American Canoe Association (ACA) and Association for Challenge Course Technologies (ACCT) standards, and Professional Mountain Biking Instructors Association (PMBIA).

All instruction classes meet at the Marshall Outpost.

Intro to EMTB Clinics

95
/pp
+
for ACA Membership/Certification

Intro to EMTB Clinics

Instruction

Intro MTB Clinics

95
/pp
+
for ACA Membership/Certification

Intro to Mountain Biking Clinics are for individuals interested in learning fundamental riding skills and safety to get you onto trails.

Intro to Mountain Biking Clinics

Class I-III Rapids

Rafting - Oar

350.00
/pp
+
40
for ACA Membership/Certification

The Rafting – Oar Course is for individuals interested in learning the skills required to efficiently row a raft on rivers with Class I-III rapids.

Oar Rafting with two children

Class I-III Rapids

Rafting - Paddle

350
/pp
+
40
for ACA Membership/Certification

The Rafting – Paddle Course is for individuals interested in learning the skills required to efficiently paddle a raft on rivers with Class I-III rapids.

Paddle rafting down French Broad River

Class I-IV Rapids

Whitewater Rafting Guide

400
/pp
+
for ACA Membership/Certification

The Whitewater Rafting Professional Guide Course is for those interested in learning the skills required to efficiently and safely paddle a commercial raft on rivers with Class I-IV rapids.

Woman leading rafting crew down river

Very much enjoyed the course. Excellent instruction and learning environment. Highly recommend offering the course again and multiple times during the season. Great course!

Kevin Mahoney

Was an excellent class. Enjoyed the instructors and loved the river! Will take what i learned and apply it to my own paddling.

Adrian Hayes

I loved this class! I felt like it was a great environment to learn in. Instructors were so knowledgeable and helpful.

Jason Young