INTRODUCTION TO CANYONING
This two-day workshop is for anyone who would like to experience canyoning. Maybe you have been out on a guided trip, been out with friends or it’s your first time. Learn the essential skills for canyoning over the duration of the course. Become confident as a member of a lead group in moderate risk canyons.
£220 per person
group discounts available
min 2 - max 6
min age - 18
mar - oct
The two-day workshop will encompass two days of learning and canyoning. You will descend 2-3 canyons over the two days. The course will be delivered by Ben Case (UKCA Trainer, ICOPro Instructor Level 2, V7 AcademyTrainer) and George Yates (UKCA Senior Trainer, ICOpro Senior Trainer, V7 Academy Trainer)
Day 1 – Explore Canyoning
In Canyon Day – Under the instruction and guidance of your instructor, learn how to be an active team member. Refine your abseiling, jumping and sliding techniques. Understand the risk factors in canyoning and how to manage them. Learn more about your specific equipment and how to use it effectively. Assist with rigging and knot craft, and understand the principles of belaying and white water canyoning.
Day 2 – Refine your skills
In canyon day – Descend two canyons, refine your skills on the rope. Learn how to move through a rebelay, lock off your descender and pass a deviation. Understand more complex communication signals and become confident moving on exposed traverse lines Set up for abseiling and zip lines by yourself.
All equipment is provided
Workshop will be based in Perthshire, Scotland
Affiliated and supported by V7 Academy Level 1 course www.v7academy.com
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call us: 07565542766 – 07725813729
Whilst on a course with us, different venues will be used. But we will be based in and around Perthshire. There are lots of options for accommodation in the Dunkeld and Pitlochry area. Here are some of our recommendations.
Sister company to The Canyoning Company, is ideal for group bookings. The Tay bunkhouse caters for group retreats, activity weekends, special occasion breaks, families, and clubs. The bunkhouse is available for exclusive use, bookings all year round. Tay Bunkhouse is a beautiful self-catering stone cottage with three bedrooms sleeping up to 10 people. The kitchen has full self-catering facilities with an oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. The lounge has sofas, dining table and benches, free view TV and free WIFI with ample space for you to relax after your day’s training.We have a large garden and outdoor space perfect for BBQs, dining or relaxing around the outdoor a fire with a dram. https://taybunkhouse.co.uk/
Our 15 well-appointed self-catering lodges, sleeping from 2 to 7 people, enjoy a stunning riverside location with balconies designed to maximise your views of the surrounding Highland Perthshire countryside. https://www.logieraitlodges.com/
SCA Grantully campsite
Open all year round, Grandtully Station Campsite is family (and pet!) friendly and welcomes guests in tents, motorhomes and caravans. Situated between Pitlochry and Aberfeldy, two minutes walk from the Grandtully rapids on the River Tay, our site is a perfect base from which to explore the heart of Scotland. https://www.canoescotland.org/go-paddling/grandtully-campsite#gsc.tab=0
Atholl Arms Hotel, Dunkeld
An award-winning 4-star hotel and restaurant, we’re right at the head of the five arched bridge over the famous River Tay that leads you into the charming conservation village and the cathedral city of Dunkeld, in the heart of highland Perthshire. https://www.athollarmshotel.com/
Located right in the centre of the beautiful Victorian town of Pitlochry, Perthshire. The front door opens straight onto Atholl Road and the back door opens up to the train station. https://www.fishershotelpitlochry.com/
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