Imagine jumping off waterfalls for a living? 
Make sure you turn up to your assessment prepared! Polish your rigging and turn the canyon into an adventure play ground for everyone else!

DETAILS

PRICE: $400

 

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

WHATS COVERED

  • 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.

BEFORE YOU COME

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

CANYONING GEAR

  • knife

  • diving mask

  • throw bag

  • Personal first aid kit

  • Headlamp + spare batteries

  • Suitable 40 litre canyon pack

YOU NEED TO BRING –

  • Climbing or whitewater helmet

  • Life jacket – whitewater style

  • Neoprene socks

  • Neoprene hat

  • 4-5 mm wetsuit

  • Suitable canyoning footwear

  • Harness with:
    – 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.

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