canyoneering


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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

canyoneering

Canyoning Sports medicine An 'extreme sport' in which the participants slide, jump or rappel down waterfalls and mountain streams through a canyon, clad in wetsuits, helmets, life jackets, and climbing harnesses, combining the skills of caving, climbing, rappeling, and 'reading' the river. See Extreme sport.
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In 2003, Ralston, then 27, planned a 30-mile part bike, part hiking, and part canyoneering excursion in Utah's remote Blue John Canyon.
From skydiving in Bantayan, Cebu to canyoneering in the waterfalls of Sagada, from flying a plane in Camiguin to diving with manta rays in Masbate, and from surviving a night in the jungle in Subic to rock climbing in Rizal, Atom immersed himself in every adventure and gamely experienced the bucket lists of would-be adventurers.
She was leading the way on a canyoneering trip through the Middle Fork of the Leprechaun.
FAMILY | MENTAL ILLNESS | GRIEF | LOSS | CANYONEERING | ADVENTURE | MYSTERY | DECEPTION
"Instructors and tour guides who work with us are certified and have experience in the fields of rescue, canyoneering, and climbing and keeping, in addition to first aid.
I've spent my life canyoneering and whitewater kayaking.
"Fear is a healthy thing," says my canyoneering guide, Griffin Rasmussen, after he clips me into two series of rope.
It has been eight months since Tristan's father, Julian, went missing on a canyoneering trip in the fictional Swallow Canyon of British Columbia.
Keep an ear out for Francisella tularensis: otomastoiditis cases after canyoneering. Front Med (Lausanne) 2016;3:9.
Get to know your fellow travellers as you try activities such as horse riding, canyoneering and rock climbing or join daily mountain treks in national parks.
Phoenix, AZ, October 04, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Although canyoneering is not new, it has been growing in popularity in the past few years.