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SUP ASHEVILLE...Stand-Up Paddleboarding Comes to Asheville!
SUP on the French Broad River
WOW SUP Comes to Asheville, NC!Stand-Up Paddleboarding is the hottest paddle sport to hit the Mountains of WNC. SUP paddling is a great core workout and a new and innovative way to see the river. You stand up and paddle these supper sleek, wide foam topped boards. SUP is easy and fun for any age! Asheville Outdoor Center offers SUP board rentals and sales (soon). We have a variety of trip lengths and durations, give us a call to day for complete details on this exciting new paddle sport phenomenon!!!
Gear YOU bring: Sunscreen, Sunglasses, and Proper Clothing-bathing suit and/or shorts & t-shirt Provided Gear: Paddleboard, Paddle and PFD
1.5 hour Lesson: What to expect in a Stand-Up Paddleboarding lesson with an instructor...learn the proper stance for balance and control of the board, paddling techniques, paddle strokes, how to begin to read the river and its characteristics.
SUP at the AOC
$65...1.5 hour lesson with instructor per person *If you have little to no experience, we require a lesson before paddling by yourself.
$35...Begin at take-out, paddle upstream, then back down. Avg. 2-3 miles. $45...Shuttled to Hominy Creek to begin, paddle upstream, then back to AOC take-out. Avg. 3-5 miles. $65...Shuttled to Bent Creek to begin, all downstream to AOC take-out. 7 miles. Must have previous SUP experience on moving river current, not lake or ocean.
*All SUP require a credit-card confirmed reservation.
Use this form to expedite your trip before check in. Print this form, fill it out, and bring it with you the day of your trip. All participants must sign a release form. Anyone under the age of 18 yrs. MUST have LEGAL parent or guardian sign prior to trip departing, absolutely no exceptions. Grandparents, uncles, aunts, friends, neighbors won't work. It must be the legal parent or guardian.
Please call if you cannot open this file, we can fax it, e-mail it, or snail-mail it.