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Pura Vida 3 Day Technical Canyoneering Course

Pura Vida 3 Day Technical Canyoneering Course

No prior knowledge is necessary for this course. This course is for beginners interested in learning more about canyoneering and the basic techniques involved. This program includes proper rappelling technique, basic knots and their application for canyoneering, ascending techniques, basic haul systems, canyoneering movement and an adventure canyoneering trip. . Includes both Big Bradley and other canyoneering Trips. In addition it includes an additional day of practicing canyoneering skills along cliffsides at a dry... Read More
Pura Vida 2 Day Technical Canyoneering Course

Pura Vida 2 Day Technical Canyoneering Course

No prior knowledge is necessary for this course. This course is for beginners interested in learning more about canyoneering and the basic techniques involved. This program includes proper rappelling technique, basic knots and their application for canyoneering, ascending techniques, basic haul systems, canyoneering movement and an adventure canyoneering trip. . Includes both Cove Creek and another canyoneering... Read More
Pura Vida Advanced 3 day rescue course

Pura Vida Advanced 3 day rescue course

This course is for participants with some level of canyoneering knowledge. Participants should be competent in canyon anchor building, canyon rigging, and self rescue skills on vertical rope. This program includes haul systems, conversion of static block system to releasable system and haul systems, vertical rescue techniques, knot passing on lowers and hauls, advanced anchor building, and other advanced anchor building skills. Includes both Big Bradley and another canyoneering Trips. In addition it includes an additional day of practicing canyoneering skills along cliff sides at a dry... Read More
Bear Lake Sea Kayaking Guided Paddle

Bear Lake Sea Kayaking Guided Paddle

Bear Lake, also referred to as Bear Creek Lake, covers 500 acres and features 13 miles of shoreline. Bear Lake was created in the 1950s by damming the east fork of the Tuckasegee River to provide hydroelectric power for the area. Today, it is considered one of the cleanest lakes in Western North Carolina. Bear Lake is regularly stocked with fish by the North Carolina Wildlife Commission. The lake provides the perfect sea kayaking day trip for all paddling skill levels. Led by Headwaters Paddling Guide Danielle Mathews, enjoy a shore lunch surrounded by the mountains of the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forest. Reservations are required. There is a minimum of 3 and maximum of 7 guest per trip. Shuttle: Average 45 minutes one way. Depart from Headwaters at 9:15am and return by 3:30pm. Lunch is provided. Please let us know if you have any dietary needs or restrictions upon booking. What to bring: Dress in layers, with quick dry material preferred. Rain/ wind outer shell is good. Light hiking shoes along with a water shoe/ sandal, some folks maybe able to hike and boat in one style. Daypack with sunscreen, water, light snacks, personal needs are recommended. Sunglasses and hats are very helpful. Cameras, binoculars and any guide books, (plants, birds etc.) Cost is $75.00 Per person, call 828-877-3106 to... Read More
Bear Lake Sea Kayaking Guided Paddle

Bear Lake Sea Kayaking Guided Paddle

Bear Lake, also referred to as Bear Creek Lake, covers 500 acres and features 13 miles of shoreline. Bear Lake was created in the 1950s by damming the east fork of the Tuckasegee River to provide hydroelectric power for the area. Today, it is considered one of the cleanest lakes in Western North Carolina. Bear Lake is regularly stocked with fish by the North Carolina Wildlife Commission. The lake provides the perfect sea kayaking day trip for all paddling skill levels. Led by Headwaters Paddling Guide Danielle Mathews, enjoy a shore lunch surrounded by the mountains of the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forest. Reservations are required. There is a minimum of 3 and maximum of 7 guest per trip. Shuttle: Average 45 minutes one way. Depart from Headwaters at 9:15am and return by 3:30pm. Lunch is provided. Please let us know if you have any dietary needs or restrictions upon booking. What to bring: Dress in layers, with quick dry material preferred. Rain/ wind outer shell is good. Light hiking shoes along with a water shoe/ sandal, some folks maybe able to hike and boat in one style. Daypack with sunscreen, water, light snacks, personal needs are recommended. Sunglasses and hats are very helpful. Cameras, binoculars and any guide books, (plants, birds etc.) Cost is $75.00 Per person, call 828-877-3106 to... Read More