Canyoning

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An ‘extreme sport’ in which the participants slide, jump off boulders or rappel down rock faces through waterfalls into mountain streams that cut through a canyon, clad in wet suits, helmets, life jackets, and climbing harnesses, combining the skills of caving, climbing, rappelling, and ‘reading’ the river
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Canyoning Several of Scotland's gorges provide the perfect location for the organised activity of canyoning or gorge walking. Dressed in wetsuits, helmets and buoyancy aids participants jump, swim, slide and abseil down water-filled rocky gorges.
We headed to the spectacular limestone gorge at How Stean Gorge to meet outdoor activity specialists Lost Earth Adventures, who took us gorge walking, also called ghyll scrambling.
The young adults took part in an outdoors residential event, where they tried their hand at activities such as gorge walking, canoeing and abseiling.
The area is bustling and full of plenty of outdoor activities, from gorge walking and water sports, to the magic of dolphin and whale watching.
Loved the night walks and the gorge walking. Gave me my first taste of adventure.
O you fancy gorge walking?", asks John Moxham, our outdoor pursuits d instructor, on the first day of an Outdoor Adventure weekend in the North Wales Borderlands.
DO you fancy gorge walking?", asks John Moxham, our outdoor pursuits instructor, on the first day of an Outdoor Adventure weekend in the North Wales Borderlands.
MOUNTAIN climbing, gorge walking and caving were some of the challenging and exciting adventures that awaited a party of Archway Academy students and staff as they made the scenic journey to Snowdonia earlier this year.
The company is holding a consultation event later this month to discuss its plans, which include creating the UK's first artificial adventure slope for climbing, caving and gorge walking, an artificial ski slope with luge track and jumps, 50-acre lake, off-road driving courses and the biggest tree house adventure playground in the country.
d There are more than 30 organised, guided walks in this year's Ironbridge Gorge Walking Festival, which starts tomorrow and runs until next Sunday.
You can travel from Llandudno in the north of Conwy to south in three quarters of an hour and there are many different things to do from Bodnant Gardens to gorge walking, to a ski slope, horse riding, orienteering.