Pura Vida Adventures home of Joe Moerschbaecher, Asheville canyoneering guide USA .  Pura Vida Adventures canyoneering classes and guided waterfall rappelling trips are led by American Canyoneering Association certified guide Joe Moerschbaecher.

Joe has over 20 years of canyoneering experience and has made a living as a Asheville canyoneering guide USA.

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More about canyoneering in North Carolina and you guide Joe Moerschbaecher.

Asheville Canyoneering

Waterfall Rappelling trips and Canyoneering classes from beginner to advanced are available in North Carolina.  For those looking for a beginner half day experience we recommend Cove Creek Canyon Waterfall rappel for families and beginners.  More advanced programming is also available by combining our Long wall Rappel and Climb with Cove Creek canyon, or you can try Gauntlet Canyon. For those more advanced with a top level of fitness and little fear of heights we recommend full Cedar Descent or Big Bradley.

Canyoneering course are great for beginners and experienced participants. Beginners will want to start with our two day class, while those with some experience will want to take advantage of a three day canyoneering class or a 2 day advanced rescue course.

Our North Carolina classes are based out of Brevard, North Carolina, known as the land of waterfalls there is few places in the eastern US that offer such a grand playground to learn the sport of canyoneering and waterfall rappelling.

Although we are based out of North Carolina our experience comes from far and near.  Joe has opportunity to learn and train with guides from all over the world. His canyoneering knowledge and adventure has taken him to the Caribbean, Europe, Central and South America, and throughout the eastern US and desert southwest.  We hope to share the knowledge and experience we have gained over the years with you.  Come and learn the Ropes with Asheville Canyoneering Guide USA.