Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Waterfall Rappelling, Mountaineering, Rock & Ice Climbing. Yoga Hikes, White Water Kayaking, River Tubing, Youth and Scout Programming. Our adventure guiding company was created out of the obvious need for outdoor recreation experiences and education. Based out of the Blue Ridge mountains in Western North Carolina, NCOA offers over 21 different trips including; tubing, rafting, whitewater kayak instruction, climbing, rappelling, waterfall rappelling, hiking, camping, youth programs, wild edible plant walkabouts plus alpine climbing instruction during the winter months. This diversity in trip offerings makes our family owned company the perfect choice for many families, couples, adventurers, and scouting groups. 2020 will bring a lodging option in a unique space, our restored Root Cellar Tiny House circa 1890.