WHITE WATER CANYONING TRAINING COURSE

Perthshire, Scotland

This two day workshop is for recreational and professional canyoneers who want to further their knowledge and confidence in white water canyons. The workshop covers personal progression techniques and rescue specifically in swift water canyons. The white-water workshop encompasses the newest techniques and theory for swift water progression and rescue in the canyon environment.

Key Information

£200 per person

group discounts available

min 2 - max 6

min age - 18

mar - oct

free photos

advanced

duration - 2 days

TRAINING AVAILABILITY SCHEDULE

 

Workshop Start Date End Date Trainers Availability Cost
White Water Canyoning workshop 21st Sept 2021 22st Sept 2021 Ben Case, George Yates 6 spaces left £200

The workshop will be delivered by George Yates (ICOpro Senior Trainer) and Ben Case (ICOpro Instructor).

Day 1 – Personal progression and hydrology

In canyon day – This day will be focused on personal progression in swift water. Understanding canyon hydrology, swimming techniques, managing equipment and a group. Setting tension diagonals, guided rappels in swift water, trap pool escape, undercut and siphon awareness, and optimising equipment.

Day 2 – Personal progression and Rescue

In canyon day – This day is focused on more advanced progression techniques for swift water environments. Advanced guided rappel set up, techniques and understanding, river crossing, floating anchors, contact rescues (livebait), rope throwing, foot entrapment, and Y-lowers.

N.B This is an intermediate level workshop where canyoning experience is required. You must be comfortable around moving water and be able to abseil confidently. You must be minimum 18 years old.

 

Price £200

Email us: info@thecanyoningcompany.co.uk

Call us: 07565542766 – 07725813729

Equipment can be hired at £10 per day. 

5+5mm Canyoning Wetsuit With Hood

Harness And All Technical Gear

Helmet

Technical Canyoning Shoes and  3mm Neoprene Socks

CE PPE Equipment Only

Sports Insurance Up To £10 Million

Pick Up And Drop Off (On Request)

Free access to V7 Academy Level 1

Supervised by Qualified ICOpro Instructors and V7 Trainers

Canyoning Equipment (Equipment can be hired at £10 per day) 

Swimwear

Waterproof Camera / GoPro (at your own risk)

Medication (If Required)

Accommodation

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. 

 

Self-catering

Tay Bunkhouse

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/

 

Logierait lodges

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/

 

Campsites

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

 

Hotels

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/

Fisher’s Hotel

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/

 

Other options

https://www.inver-caravan-park.co.uk/

https://royaldunkeld.co.uk/

https://www.dunkeldhousehotel.co.uk/

http://pitlochrybackpackershotel.com/

https://www.jessiemacs.co.uk/

TRAINING AVAILABILITY SCHEDULE

WorkshopStart DateEnd DateTrainersAvailabilityCost
White Water Canyoning workshop20th April 202121st April 2021Ben Case, George Yates6 spaces left£200

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