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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.
Australia and New Zealand
Below is the list of operators which organize canyoning in other countries than the clients they serve:
There are several kind of techiques in a canyon, which are also features of a specific canyon:
Plus trivial techniques which are used 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.