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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. During this trip you will rappel Big Bradley Falls located about 30 minutes south of Asheville in beautiful Saluda NC. This 180-foot waterfall rappel offers an exhilarating rappelling experience for adventurers of all skill levels.

Before rappelling Big Bradley Falls, all participants will undergo a short rappelling instruction session with our AMGA/PCGI (American Mountain Guides Association/Professional Climbing Guides Institute) certified guides (approximately 2 hours). During this time participants, will review the basics of setting up a rappel, getting in and out of the system, rappelling techniques and body positioning.

Who is this for? Anyone who is looking for a big adrenaline rush and is not afraid of heights! Participants should be ages 16+ and in good physical shape. Though not required we also recommend previous rappelling experience or taking one of our introductory rappelling courses.

     1 person = $295 per person

     2 people = $200 per person

     3 or more = $150 per person

     *Curious on pricing? Contact us to find out how many people are already registered.

Please note our prices reflect our small group sizes. We do not take out large groups on this trip. We feel this trip provides the best and safest experience with smaller group sizes.

Client to guide ratio: 3:1 

Dates: Offered the first Sunday of every month from April to October. Want more dates? Just email us and we can schedule something for you using the above pricing.

Trip Length: This is a full day course and requires participants to bring a lunch

Location: Big Bradley Waterfall; Saluda, North Carolina


Topics Covered:

  • Rappelling instruction
  • Closing the system
  • Appropriate backups
  • Getting over the edge
  • Body movements

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Thrifty Adventures,
1173 Whitson Branch Rd.
Bakersville NC 28705
Email: thriftyadventures@gmail.com
Phone: (828) 260-4505
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