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.

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