Canyoneering Basics course

‘Learn the skills’
Southwestern Utah is the epicenter of slot canyoneering in the United States. No where else offers the variety of narrow defiles that define Zion National park, and the Colorado Plateau. This program will give you the tools to begin to explore the fascinating world of technical canyoneering.
The focus of this program is to provide a solid foundation of technical skills on which to build your Canyoneering experience.
As with all of our courses of instruction we endeavor to create safe, and competent students, who are an asset as members of the outdoor community.

6-9 people: $169 per person
3-5 people: $199 per person
2 people: $249 per person
1 person $450

Additional 9.75% Sales Tax and Permit Fees added at checkout

Payment methods:
Cash: 5% discount
Check or Venmo; 3% discount

We can accept all major credit cards with a 4% additional fee.

Best Program For:
-Learning techniques for canyoneering
– Building a solid technical canyoneering foundation

Time required: 6-8 hours
Prerequisites: None
Ages: 12-70
Season: March-November
Group size: 1-9 Max

Fitness Level: 2
Active paced program with mild elevation gains for guests with greater endurance.
Strength: ability to climb a 12 foot ladder leaning against a house
Aerobic: ability to walk up 5 flights of stairs, without stopping
Balance: ability to stand on one foot for 10 seconds with eyes closed

The course covers:
Anchor systems – Natural and man made
Rappelling techniques and common situations
Rope retrieval procedures
Basic Climbing techniques
Canyon travel considerations
Flash flood awareness

What to Bring:
-2 liters of water
-Day pack or hydration pack
-Hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses
-Season appropriate clothing
-Appropriate footwear
-Footwear and clothing suggestions link:

Reservation/Cancellation Policy: 
2 weeks before the scheduled program date we will call to obtain a credit card number to hold the reservation.  We do not charge a deposit to this card it simply holds the reservation.

Cancellations of the program with less than 24 hours notice will be charged 100% of the program fee.

No shows will be charged 100% of the program fee.

If we need to cancel the program for any reason, there is no fee.