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AshevillE elopement Packages & Info

First things first:

What really is an “elopement”?
For my couples, eloping is an outdoor wedding experience that is small, personalized, and stress free. From a truly “just us” experience or alongside your closest loved ones, together we create a unique day full of fun adventures and relaxing moments to make sure we soak in all the good stuff life has to offer. My Asheville elopement packages range from 4 hours to 2 days, so you can keep it sweet & simple or embrace a fuller experience.

So where do you begin to elope outdoors?

GREAT NEWS!
You don’t need to have everything planned or figured out yet!
I help with that - and I have a very specific process that walks you through each step. I make it a priority that your experience working with me and creating your dream elopement is sure to feel very intentional, authentic, and calming. You deserve nothing less!

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Life is already rushed enough...

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A couple stands in front of a sunset in Asheville during their elopement with a package that included a hike and a first dance. The sun in shining through the clouds and they are hugging and facing toward it.

Your wedding experience shouldn't have to be.

A couple is laying in the grass, the grooms head in the brides lap as she is runner her hands through his hair. They are having an outdoor experience with their asheville elopement packages and taking things slow. The bride is asian and the groom is Indian.

That's why I create experiences that encourage presence and relaxation just as much as adventure.
You will hug old growth trees, run your hands through your partners hair, listen to the morning birdsong, slow dance to your favorite music as the sun sets, and so much more.

Imagine a Day (or two!) Full of The Things You Love Most

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That's me and my Mom at Max Patch!

Elevating Elopements with Local Expertise

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Hey y'all - I'm Kathryn!

I was born and raised here in the
Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC.

This land is a deep part of my heritage and celebrating it's beauty woven in with your unique love story is one of my greatest joys.
With a lifetime of exploring every winding gravel road, off-map hiking trail, and small town streets of Appalachia, you can trust that I can help you pick the best of the best spots to enjoy for your elopement.

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REVIEWS FROM REAL COUPLES

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So What's the Process?

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Contact Me

Reach out on my contact page with all your desired elopement details and I’ll get back to you through email within 48 business hours!

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let's MEET

The best way to see if we are a good fit is to chat on the phone or a video call. This will help me learn more about you, answer any questions you have, and guide you in choosing the best package option for your ideal day.

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Get Things Booked

Reserve your date once we’ve nailed down a general location and finalized date. With a signed contract and retainer paid, you’re all set for next steps!

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Plan & Prepare

I walk you through the general planning process with as much detail and support as I can, allowing you to enjoy your time being engaged without spending all of it making wedding decisions.

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Let's GET STARTED!

Enjoy your dream elopement day knowing that you’re gaining an experience of a lifetime that you’ll never forget OR regret.

CAPTURING BOTH PHOTO & VIDEO

AS ONE PERSON

IT'S PRETTY RARE TO FIND SOMEONE WHO CAN DO BOTH PHOTO AND VIDEO AT THE SAME TIME.

RE-LIVE THE DAY MULTIPLE WAYS WITH EASE.

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Elopement Packages

EVERY PACKAGE INCLUDES:

GUIDANCE & SUPPORT FROM A LIFETIME LOCAL

My intimate knowledge of the region, from the trail networks, weather patterns, and logistical considerations streamlines the planning process, allowing you to focus on cherishing every moment without the stress of navigating unfamiliar territory.

ONLY 15 AVAILABLE SLOTS PER YEAR

ONE-OF-A-KIND LOCATIONS & ACTIVITIES

A couple is having their first dance on a mountain in Asheville NC with their full day package. It is a beautiful spring day with evergreens and low shrubs in front of blue mountains. The bride is in a white dress and the groom in a blue suit.

Working with a trusted local who specializes in outdoor elopements in Western NC offers invaluable insight and expertise into the area's hidden gems, ensuring you discover the most picturesque and meaningful locations for your unique celebration. I'll help you brainstorm and plan out activities that will make your experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure worth taking.

OPPORTUNITY FOR EASYGOING ADVENTURE

My packages start at a minimum of 4 hours for a reason; You deserve plenty of time for your meaningful moments in the Blue Ridge Mountains to play out naturally. The opportunities are endless to create unforgettable memories that will leave you with an incredible story to tell, but you need more than 1 or 2 hours to make it happen.

A groom is smiling with a headlamp on in the dark at his bride during an asheville elopement package that includes hiking. You can see the light brighten the trees around them, otherwise it is dark.

GENUINE PHOTO AND/OR VIDEO BY KATHRYN

Working together to build your elopement day from scratch, we will build a real, heartfelt relationship that will help you feel at ease in front of the camera on your elopement day, allowing your true selves to shine through every frame.

IMMERSION IN THE MOMENT

From serene pauses to identify local flora along the trail to mindful breaks amidst the whirlwind of emotions, I guide you in grounding yourself in the present moment throughout our journey together. Recognizing the significance of being fully present, I strive to cultivate an experience where your memories are cherished as deeply as the photographs and videos I capture.

A female couple is walking hand in hand on a rocky mountain in Asheville NC during an elopement with an adventurous package. It is sunset with lots of pretty colors and you can see the mountains far in the distance. THey are in unique outfits like a corduroy suit and suspenders.

FLEXIBLE BACK-UP DAY

Celebrations in nature require planning for unforeseen circumstances. That's why I offer the option of a flexible backup day, serving as a contingency plan for inclement weather, unexpected road closures, or any other potential disruptions.

ECO-FRIENDLY CARE

As a Leave No Trace Certified photographer and videographer, I'm committed to minimizing our carbon footprint and preserving the beauty of Mother Nature. By offsetting your wedding travel and prioritizing sustainable choices, your celebration will be as earth conscious as it is purposeful.

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