UK Canyon Guiding

UK Canyon Guiding

Courses for UK Canyon Guide Training


Canyoning is rapidly growing all over the world, and is now an international sport with associations in many different countries. Most of these countries have their own assessment and accreditation scheme for Canyon guides, The UK Canyon Guides association was established by Ben Starkie (OST) in 2009 with help from Rich Carlson Of the ACA, we have developed a system of skills training and guide assessments to suit both recreational canyoners and professional guides.

UKCG is the only uk recognises training body for canyoning they have worked hard over the years to gain recognition from other awarding bodies, AALs, and canyoning associations abroad.  Training courses regularly in the UK and abroad ( Kenya, Utah, Sri Lanka, Nepal). 

The UKCG Single Pitch guide assessment is aimed at people who want to guide in non technical canyons…
The UKCG Pro Guide assessment is aimed at people wanting to guide any level of canyon both in the UK…
This 3 day workshop is based around the core skills required in moving around basic single pitch…
This course is designed to give all the personal skills needed to negotiate all canyoning…
This 2 day workshop covers all of the basics on how to place bolts correctly in order build a safe…
This 3 day course covers all the skills necessary to perform self rescues and team rescues in a…