Kayak and Canoe Guide
For more information about these and other activities, contact the Asheville Chamber of Commerce at 800-257-1300. There are numerous mountain streams waiting to take you for an exciting ride. You can chose your difficulty level and cruise on either, a slow and gentle stream, or, race down some challenging rapids. Guided expeditions are available for beginners and those unfamiliar with the area, and local outfitters are ready to fit you with gear that is appropriate for your age and skill level.
Our motto is simple: Spend Less. Play More. We think everyone should be able to hike, climb, paddle, run explore, and relax in the backyard that is Western North Carolina. We use relationships and purchasing power to get samples and first-run clothing, gear, and accessories from top outdoor brands. Friendly experts help you in our organized store, not a messy bargain basement or on a website that doesn’t let you try things on.
At Diamond Brand Outdoors we are proud to offer unique customer service and a selection of high-quality outdoor products, hand picked by expert staff to best satisfy our customers’ outdoor gear and apparel needs. Our products cover a broad range of outdoor activities including camping, hiking, backpacking, running, walking, climbing, paddling, yoga, work out, and lifestyle.
53 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801, 828-771-4761
1378 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803, 828-684-6262
Authentic general store featuring quality goods, traditional clothing and custom fit shoes. Since 1883, Mast General Store has been outfitting the Appalachians with traditional mercantile goods, comfortable clothing, rugged footwear and quality outdoor gear for all mountain seasons. Discover for yourself why….. some times are just too good to leave behind, and why it is a simple pleasure to just browse throughout the store.
Enjoy the breathtaking views from Scenic Wolf Resort’s luxurious cabins year round! Wintertime guests enjoy skiing on 72 acres of the best mountain slopes. Spring and summer days can be spent swimming, mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, fishing, or golfing at a nearby course. Leaf season is simply amazing! 30 properties, $241-$493/night. Breathtaking views, spacious cabins, fireplaces, private hot tubs, glass-enclosed heated pool, pet friendly, free Wi-Fi, free local fun including golf, skiing, whitewater rafting, and LaZoom tour.
Wildland Trekking provides adventurous hiking tours throughout the Greater Asheville area. Trip styles range from backpacking to inn-based tours, day hikes, and fantastic kayak camping trips on Fontana Lake. We have over 30 years of experience in adventure travel and we’re the #1 rated TripAdvisor tour company in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. #wildiswaiting