Tecnical Canyon

Tecnical Canyon

  • WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
  • PREREQUISITES
  • COURSE OUTCOME
  • COURSE DURATION
  • WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
  • COST
  • Canyoneers wishing to learn the skills to descend single pitch canyons
  • Be able to rig and load a descender and abseil

    Be able to tie:-  figure 8 (bite, rethread), munter or italian hitch (tie off), tape knot, no knot. alpine butterfly, clove hitch

    Be familiar with swift water hydrology

    Have an understanding of map-reading and topography
  • Skills sheet (this course is a prerequisite for Single Pitch Guide)
  • 3 days
  • All specialist equipment provided
  • £275

Technical Canyon Workshop

This 3 day workshop is based around the core skills required in moving around basic single pitch canyons, and gorgewalks. Successful completion of this course will give you the skills to venture out canyoning safely, and is also a pre-requisite for the Single pitch Guide assessment.

Core Skills

  • Jumping
  • Equipment
  • Canyon climbing
  • Swimming
  • Sliding
  • Spotting
  • Abseiling
  • Releasable rigging
  • Setting contingencies
  • Flash flood awareness
  • Anchors
  • Risk management
  • Weather
  • Topography / canyon ratings

Swift Water Rescue

We train companies and individuals on how to rescue safely from swift water.

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UK Canyon Guide Course

We also offer canyon guide courses to get you to the level that you want to be.

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