As the nation's largest outdoor recreation company, Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC) offers a diverse collection of more than 120 different river and land-based itineraries across the Southeast. For more than 45 years, NOC has led the outdoor industry, taking more guests whitewater rafting and instructing more whitewater paddlers than any other outdoor recreation company. In addition, NOC provides exciting aerial and trail-based adventures, whitewater rescue classes, wilderness medicine and survival courses, and unmatched retail outfitting stores across the region. NOC was recently awarded “Best Place to Learn” by Outside magazine and named “One of the Best Outfitters on Earth” by National Geographic Adventure, and the world-renowned paddling school was awarded the “Nation's Premiere Paddling School” by The New York Times. Over the past decade, NOC has trusted Subaru vehicles to lead the way for over a million miles of outdoor adventure for guides and guests alike.