ACTIVITY LEVEL: Medium
CANYON TIME: 2 Canyons
LENGTH: 4 days total – 2 days as a formal course and 2 trips in an observation and training role on two of our commercial tours
TRANSPORT: Provide your own
ACCOMMODATION & MEALS:
Provide your own
Advanced technical guiding techniques.
Commercial canyoning processes and the typical industry protocols / day to day stuff all companies do.
Risk management and the legal stuff all commercial guides should be aware of.
Customer interaction – briefs, nature interpretation, customer care and more.
PARTICIPANTS NEED TO HAVE –
Attended a ‘Guide the Canyon’
Attended a‘River Rescue for Canyons’ course
OR attended an Outdoor Education certificate course then attended a 'Learn to Canyon'course.
OR hold a current advanced swift water rescue course e.g US 26513
First Aid training recommended
Personal first aid kit
Headlamp + spare batteries
Suitable 40 litre canyon pack
YOU NEED TO BRING –
Climbing or whitewater helmet
Life jacket – whitewater style
4-5 mm wetsuit
Suitable canyoning footwear
– 2 cows tails (lanyards, daisy chains)
– figure-8 descenders X2
– suitable ascenders
– 3 locking carabiners to go with the above
– ideally the harness has a pvc seat
For this course we encourage students to bring their own equipment.
However, we can provide equipment for $50 per day if needed. Let us know.