Canyoneering Intermediate Course
Price/Person $490.00 (2 person minimum) 3 days
Day 1 (4-5 hours) intro
An introduction to basic canyoneering techniques.
- Personal equipment
- Basic knots
- Fixed Anchor inspection/evaluation
- Rope management
- Basic descent techniques
- Canyoneering rating system
Day 2 (6-8 hours) basic
After the intro day, the basic day aims to build upon and cement the fundamentals into your mind set. Among other things, we will discuss and practice different descent techniques and the proper application of these techniques. Almost all technical canyoneering fatalities in the United States have been descent related and were 100% preventable.
- Blocked rappels
- Pull cords
- Stuck ropes
- Natural anchor evaluation and construction
- Backup plans/equipment
- Zion canyoneering fatality/accident review
Day 3 (6-8 hours) test day
We will complete a full-day canyoneering route with you acting as canyon leader. By the end of this day you will have set up and descended multiple rappels, coiled/stacked 1000+ft of rope, and most importantly have a solid understanding of canyoneering systems and techniques. At the conclusion of the course we will discuss your current ability level and zion canyoneering routes within your ability level.
Start times fluctuate according to season. Approximately 7am. Start time and location will be finalized at the time of your reservation. All trips are mountain time. It is very important to be on time.
Reservations and Cancellation Policy
A 50% deposit is required to secure your trip date. The deposit is refundable up 14 days before the scheduled trip date minus a $50 administrative fee. Once within 14 days your deposit becomes non-refundable. Full refunds will be given if we are forced to cancel the trip due to weather conditions or other events that prevent us from safely executing the trip.
For reservations and more information email or call 435 668 2888