Pura Vida Adventures’ Paradise Canyon canyoneering trip is a great Asheville Outdoor Rappelling Adventure. It was recently listed as one of the Top 50 best Summer Weekend Adventures by National Geographic Online. Nat Geo described the trip and recommended Pura Vida Adventures to those thrill seekers looking to experience Paradise Canyon for themselves. This is the second time that National Geographic has featured Pura Vida Adventures canyoneering programs. In the fall of 2009 Pura Vida’s Big Bradley adventure canyoneering program was highlighted in Nation Geographic magazine.
Pura Vida Adventures has waterfall rappelling adventure in the Asheville area for beginner to advanced. Our beginner canyon trips include Cove Creek Canyon and Gauntlet Canyon. Some of our more advanced waterfall rappelling trips include Big Bradley waterfall rappel, Full Cedar Descent, and Paradise Canyon.
We also offer two day intro to waterfall rappelling and canyoneering courses which allow you to learn the skills to experience canyoneering and waterfall rappelling on your own. Our advanced canyon rescue course is a recreational experience that is similar to an abbreviated version of our 5 day Canyon Guide Course.
If you are interested in rock climbing we also offer guided rock climbing trips for beginners, multi pitch climbing for the advanced climber, and two day introduction to rock climbing courses.
The sky is the limit with Pura Vida’s waterfall rappelling, canyoneering, and rock climbing adventures in the Asheville area.
Established in 2006 Pura Vida Adventures was the first company to run commercial canyoneering courses in the eastern US, in addition canyoneering courses and trips are run by Joe Moerschbaecher who is certified through the American Canyon Guides Association. Pura Vida Adventures is the only American Canyoneering Academy accredited guide service in the eastern US. www.pvadventures.com