Outdoor / Adventure

The High Country of North Carolina of the surrounding areas of Boone, Blowing Rock, Grandfather Mountain, and Beech Mountain are full of Outdoor / Adventure type activities from Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Rafting and Kayaking, etc. Take a look to see who may be able to help guide you in these adventures.

Wahoos Adventures

Wahoos Adventures

For your next North Carolina whitewater rafting adventure, guided hiking or mountain bike trail, choose Wahoo's, the area's oldest and finest... voted two-time "Outfitter of the Year" by the Professional Paddlesports Association. For more than three decades, Wahoo's has consistently offered the highest quality whitewater rafting, canoeing, tubing, and hiking adventures available. Headquartered in Boone, NC, Wahoo's is nationally acclaimed for safety, cuisine, and award-winning service, and continues to raise the bar in the southeastern whitewater industry. Any size group can be accommodated, and Wahoo's still offers the highest quality trips at the lowest price in the region...guaranteed!
Location: Boone, North Carolina
Phone: 828-262-5774
Toll Free: 1-800-444-RAFT
Rock Dimensions

Rock Dimensions

Rock Dimensions offers top-roping programs that focus on the skills and unique experience of climbing outdoors on real rock cliffs. We offer trips at locations in the Piedmont and Mountains of North Carolina, with convenient camping nearby. Participants will learn necessary safety skills for an outdoor environment, along with terminology, climbing movement, useful knots. Rock Dimensions trips are fun and engaging, providing a unique and exciting challenge for individuals of all skill levels. We also offer a climbing wall in downtown Boone located at Footsloggers.
Location: Boone, NC
Phone: 828-265-3544
Toll Free: 888-595-6009
High Mountain Expeditions

High Mountain Expeditions

With over 25 years of experience in guiding adventurous travelers to some of the world's most spectacular places, High Mountain Expeditions has crafted what we consider to be the best adventures in the world. We are experts in Nolichucky River Rafting, Watauga River Rafting, Wilson Creek Rafting, New River Tubing, Hiking and Caving. High Mountain Expeditions is dedicated to creating your perfect North Carolina or Tennessee adventure. We consider our High Mountain Expeditions staff to be among the best in the industry. Some began their guiding careers over 40 years ago; while some were born into the industry. Our guides are historians, comedians, geologist, medics, chefs, photographers and yet remain the single most complimented component of our organization. Our staff's enthusiasm for the outdoors is truly contagious.
Location: Banner Elk and Boone, North Carolina
Phone: 1.828.898.9786
Toll Free: 1.800.262.9036
River and Earth Adventures

River and Earth Adventures

The mission of River and Earth Adventures is to provide you with the highest quality outdoor adventure in the world. We pair expert guides, pristine wilderness, top of the line equipment, and the best lunches on the river to guarantee you a safe, thrilling, and memorable experience. From exploring hidden caves, rock climbing, to languid river cruises, to high adventure rafting, you will explore the secrets of the Appalachian Mountains.
Location: Boone, North Carolina
Phone: 828.963.5491
Toll Free: 866.411.raft (7238)
Hawksnest Zipline

Hawksnest Zipline

Here at Hawksnest Zip Lines we offer the longest and best zip line canopy tour in the region. Our high elevations of 4500' make for mountains of fun and spectacular views! We currently offer 10 zip lines (including two super or MEGA zips) that create a 1.5 miles of course with some lines zipping you from 30 to 150' off the ground at speeds from 25-30 mph! Our cables range from 300' to 1800' in length and that creates a LOT of squeals from fans! Experience the biggest and best with the most spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. and we are adding up to EIGHT more lines during the summer of 2011. You won't find a better zip line canopy tour in Western North Carolina, North Georgia, Gatlinburg, Tennessee or anywhere else on the East Coast. We have a huge observation deck off from our mountaintop lodge for after your zipping sessions!
Location: Hawksnest Resort
Phone: 828.963.6561
Toll Free: 800.822.4295