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Canyoning Level 2

The most complete online canyoning training course.

Canyoning Level 2 overview

Learn everything you need to be a skilled canyoneer. Canyoning rigging techniques, on-rope progression, managing jumps and slides, canyoning rescue techniques, trip planning, personal and teammate rescue, horizontal and vertical rigging systems, white water canyoning, hydrology, managing a team, group and personal equipment and much more. All of it prepared by professional canyoning instructors from the V7 Team.

Intermediate level


What you will learn:

Upgrade your canyoning toolbox

Learn canyoning and canyoneering rigging techniques with the V7 Academy Level 2 online canyoning training course.

Designed to give you the skills and knowledge to go canyoning independently into moderate-risk canyons, this is a valuable online resource for any practitioner. Become confident on technical canyoning rigging and develop situational awareness to practice canyoning safely anywhere in the world.


The Canyoning Level 2 training course covers everything you need to know to experience canyoning safely with your friends. From fine-tuning your personal equipment to pre-descent preparation, from essential rigging to rescue maneuvres, learn in detail and review it as many times as you wish: with structured content prepared by professional canyoning instructors.


Develop your skills and join a global community of canyoneers

Becca P. USA

Program Outline

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1. L2 Canyoning

2. L2 Environment

3. L2 Planning

4. L2 Equipment

5. L2 Knotcraft

6. L2 Teamwork

7. L2 Movement

8. L2 Movement on Rope

9. L2 Movement in Water

10. L2 Rigging

12. L2 Rescue

13. L2 Incident Management

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L2 Canyoning

In this section you will learn about what canyoning is, the history and origins of the sport providing you with basic knowledge of the activity.


L2 Environment

Learn key aspects of hydrology and geology which affect the canyon environment and get familiar with the various types of canyon worldwide. 


L2 Planning

A content-rich section which will provide you with tools to better analyze the terrain, forecast weather conditions and choose suitable canyons for your skill level. This section includes important information on emergency planning.


L2 Equipment

Learn what personal, team and specialist equipment you should carry in your group. How to select your rigging equipment and understand how your equipment is affected by loads and forces. Become proficient in setting up your personal equipment. Learn how to store, carry and maintain your ropes and gear.


L2 Knotcraft

Learn additional knots that are essential to rigging and other canyoning rope systems. 


L2 Teamwork

Communication is key to a smooth descent; learn how experienced canyoneers interact in the canyon for a safer practice.


L2 Movement

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


L2 Movement on Rope

Master techniques such as; advanced rappelling, improvised descent, passing a deviation, passing a rebelay, different techniques for ascending a rope, descending with mechanical devices, SRT ropework and rope conversions. Become proficient in understanding rope dynamics like fall factor, impact force and dynamic loading.


L2 Movement in Water

Identify water movements and their risks. Acquire technical knowledge on how to swim and cross moving water. Learn different techniques for solo and team river crossing and how to manage equipment through white water. Learn the risks and techniques associated with rappelling and carrying a bag in swift water. Understand floatation theory and duck diving techniques.


L2 Rigging

Learn the fundamental skills and techniques along with the theory of setting up canyoning rope systems, understanding anchors and technique application. You will learn how to set up traverse lines and different types of releasable rappel systems. The section also covers how to set up a guided rappel and use human anchors effectively.


L2 Rescue

Get the knowledge and theory for rope and water rescue. Learn about the different rescue principles, protocols and risks associated with canyoning rescue. Learn how to perform personal, direct and indirect rescues on the rope and in white water with confidence.


L2 Incident Management

Learn how to manage an incident when it happens, including launching an alert and transporting a casualty out of the canyon.

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