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Thrifty Adventures is a wilderness guiding service based in western North Carolina that provides experiences in a variety of outdoor activities:

1. Rock & Ice Climbing

The thrill of the climb... the view from the top! Learn what rock & ice climbing is all about in a safe and positive environment.

2. Boating & Floating

Let water wash your spirit clean! Enjoy a variety of boating activities from a lazy day of tubing on the river or chillin in a FUNyak.

3. Mountaineering

Have you ever wanted to climb a mountain or walk above the clouds? We offer instruction on skills for those interested in mountaineering.

4. Rappelling & Canyoneering

Ever rappelled through a waterfall? We offer rappelling & canyoneering instruction and feature exciting trips several times per year.

Featured Classes - All Classes

Intro to Rock Climbing I

This course is designed for anyone who wants to experience climbing outdoors. No previous climbing experience is necessary.

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We offer backpacking events for all ability levels. Before the trip, we will meet to go over what goes in your pack and how to pack it!

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Waterfall Rappelling

Most people only get to experience waterfalls from either above, below or from afar. Thrifty Adventures brings you the chance to experience a waterfall from within.

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Spider Lily Boating Trip

Blooming happens one month out of every year. Paddle through a maze of Spider Lilies with a guide and enjoy a home made BBQ dinnner.

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Connect With Us

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