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Revision as of 10:08, 23 September 2007

    This article is a travel topic
Canyoning (or: canyoneering) is about going in a bottom of a canyon, which is either dry or full of water.

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Understand

Canyoning combines elements from swimming, climbing and jumping--but requires relatively little training or physical shape to get started (compared to rock climbing, scuba diving or alpine skiing, for example).

See also: Rock climbing.

Destinations

Asia

Vietnam


Australia and New Zealand

Australia

New Zealand

Europe

Austria

Croatia

France

Germany

Greece


Slovenia

near Bled
in Bovec (more destinations, like Sušec, ...)

Spain

Switzerland

Turkey

United Kingdom

Wales:

South America

Brazil

Ecuador

International operators

Below is the list of operators which organize canyoning in other countries than the clients they serve:

Austria

  • Abenteuer Schule, [1].

Netherlands

  • Team Fokiwa, [2]. Based in Netherlands, organize tours to France and Italy.

Do

There are several kind of techiques in a canyon, which are also features of a specific canyon:

  • sifons (dive-under)
  • rappeling
  • jumps
  • slides (tabagan in Spanish)

Plus trivial which are found in virtually every canyon with water: walking, swimming, climbing to large stones.

Other characteristics of a canyon are length, duration, altitude difference; time to get in to a canyon start and to get out from its finish.

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