Website Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins

At Wrong Way, we are passionate about:

  • Connecting guests to the transformational qualities of the outdoors
  • Helping guests create stories and memories that include an authentic sense of place
  • Having a positive impact on our guests, community, staff, and natural environment

Who you are…

  • You are comfortable approaching and talking to strangers
  • You like to recommend things to do and see in Asheville to your friends and family
  • You love being outdoors and have a favorite outdoor activity that you can’t get enough of
  • You are environmentally conscious and do what you can to be a force for good in the world
  • You have a growth mindset that allows you to adapt and thrive in a challenging environment
  • You are reliable and responsible

What you will do…

You will be part of a small team that works closely with each other to connect Wrong Way guests and customers to the transformational experiences and stories that can be found in Asheville and surrounding WNC. To promote a team environment and keep things interesting, team members are rotated through staff responsibilities, including:

  • Conduct regular cleaning and basic maintenance of the River Lodge, property, and cabins
  • Handle retail sales in the River Lodge Canteen
  • Prepare coffee drinks in the River Lodge Canteen
  • Make recommendations to guests based on their interests and comfort level
  • Educate guests on local history and the Wrong Way story
  • Anticipate and react to guest requests and needs
  • Work private group events when necessary

Compensation & Benefits…

  • Starting pay is $16-17/hr + tips
  • 1.5x holiday pay (select holidays)
  • Employee discount on Canteen purchases and A-frame cabin rentals
  • Complimentary stays in a Wrong Way A-frame cabin (accrued based on time worked)
  • Complimentary coffee
  • Cultivate Climbing gym membership discount
  • Employee events such as annual staff party and whitewater rafting outing


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and your own, reliable transportation
  • Must be able to stand for long periods and climb stairs
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, or carry up to 50 lbs

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