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Canyoning Level 1

Essential canyoning knowledge for everyone

Canyoning Level 1 overview

A free canyoning introduction course. Experience canyoning safely with the skills acquired from this program. Establish a solid foundation to your canyoning practice and become an active participant in canyoning descents.

Beginner level


What you will learn:

A free, valuable resource

The free Canyoning Level 1 course aims at providing essential knowledge to anyone who wishes to experience canyoning safely and serves as groundwork for the Canyoning Level 2 course. Establish a safe practice from the start and get more confidence for enjoying canyoning under leadership of a Level 2 canyoneer.

Develop safe habits for your canyoning practice from the start with this hands-on free online canyoning course. From equipment knowledge to how to move efficiently on the rope, this is a must-do for all canyoneers and a valuable resource for instructors and trainers worldwide.

Develop your skills and join a global community of canyoneers


Program Outline

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1. L1 Introduction

2. L1 Canyoning

3. L1 Environment

4. L1 Planning

5. L1 Equipment

6. L1 Knotcraft

7. L1 Movement

8. L1 Movement On Rope

9. L1 Movement In Water

10. L1 Teamwork

11. L1 Pitch Management

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L1 Introduction

An introduction to our platform and contents of the course


L1 Canyoning

The basic concepts: what is canyoning and general information about our sport


L1 Environment

Learn about the environment where canyoning takes place and how to minimize your impact when descending a canyon


L1 Planning

Identify and choose an adapted canyon for your skill level. Help your teammates organize and manage the collective equipment.


L1 Equipment

Select and prepare your personal equipment according to the descent's requirements


L1 Knotcraft

Learn the most common knots used in canyoning descents, and how to dress the knots appropriately.


L1 Movement

The basics of dynamic progression techniques such as jumping, sliding, downclimbing and walking efficiently in the canyon


L1 Movement On Rope

Essential knowledge for rappelling, use of traverse lines, setting up and using your descender; polish your technique for smoother and safer descents.


L1 Movement In Water

When canyoning in aquatic environments, get the basics of bag management and swimming concepts.


L1 Teamwork

Communication methods and how to support your teammates during descents.


L1 Pitch Management

Learn how to provide additional safety to your teammates using belay techniques

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