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Canyoning Adventure at Fosso della Mola
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Canyoning Adventure at Fosso della Mola

Duration
4 hours

Difficulty
Medium

Cancellation
Flexible

Participants
From 1 to 10

Highlights

  • Discover the Fosso della Mola, a fun canyoning route through the lush vegetation of the Salto River valley.
  • Set off on an adventurous venture that will take you abseiling down rock faces and plunging into crystal-clear pools.
  • Spend a day of sport, nature and fun among water, rock and adrenalin rushes!

Your guide

Mauro M.

U.I.G.C. certified Canyoning Guide and Canyoning Guide Trainer - Professional Association recognised by the Ministry of Economic Development (M.I.S.E.)

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Full description

Treat yourself to a day of sport, fun and nature less than 80 km from Rome. Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in the green heart of Italy, where wild nature offers a thousand opportunities to amaze us with its evocative scenery.

With this canyoning descent to the Fosso della Mola , you will venture into a gorge to cross between slides carved into the rock, abseiling and diving from walls up to 12 metres high into the pure waters of the Salto river, in the province of Rieti.

If you are among the few who still do not know canyoning, you should know that it is an exploratory practice of river areas. It consists of traversing the course of mountain torrents, overcoming all the roughness of the pristine environment and the gorges carved by the incessant flow of water. You'll skirt waterfalls, rappel down rock faces or dive from spurs into the crystal-clear pools created by the river in some places.

This is fun without limits and within everyone's reach, an activity carried out in the company of an experienced guide and also suitable for those with no previous experience. You can't miss it!

What we will do

We will meet at 10 a.m. in Casette, in the province of Rieti. We will meet the guide and, after handing over ourequipment and getting dressed, we will set off towards Balzi di Grotti, an area famous for its many crags full of climbing routes.

After about 40 minutes of walking in the valley of the Salto river, a place dominated by nature and its lush greenery, we will arrive at Fosso della Mola, which owes its name to the remains of an old mill that can be seen right at the start of the route. Before starting the canyoning route proper, we will have a briefing on progression techniques and safety rules. And then, off to adventure!

From the very first metres, stretches with shallow water will alternate with deep pools, where it is necessary to dive up to our necks (if the water flow is substantial). As we progress, we will notice that nature becomes thicker and wilder and the gorge narrows, becoming more and more vertical.

There the most sensational section will begin, with slides, dives and waterfalls. The highest one we encounter will be 12 metres high and will test us with a truly spectacular abseil! Then, still surrounded by waterfalls and rivulets of water, we will continue the route in an environment that is, to say the least, evocative, until an amusing passage through a cave and a swim across a crystal-clear pool.

The activity lasts a total of four hours, but the time taken to complete the route may vary depending on the flow of water and the number of participants. Upon exiting the canyon, it will take only 5 minutes to walk back to our cars, where we will return our equipment, share the most exciting moments of the experience and say goodbye until the next adventure!

Who it is aimed at

This canyoning excursion is of medium level, but perfectly accessible even to novices. All persons able to swim, from 12 to 65 years of age, can participate.

Other information

Attention. You must arrive at the meeting place at least 15 minutes before the start time of the activity.

The activity takes place every day from April to mid-July and is confirmed when there are at least 4 participants.

Important: This activity is strongly influenced by the environmental conditions of the season. The water flow is very variable and both the duration of the route and the possibility of carrying it out depend on it.

There are no showers or changing rooms at the end of the activity.

Apart from the equipment required for the activity, you cannot carry any objects or bags/backpacks, as they would get wet during the canyoning route. It is recommended to have a nutritious but light breakfast at least one hour before the activity.

There is a bar at the meeting point.

Recommended clothing

  • swimming costume
  • t-shirt or thermal T-shirt
  • sturdy-soled shoes or hiking shoes (no rock shoes)

Don't forget to bring

  • towel
  • spare clothes and shoes
  • plastic bags for storing wet clothes

What is included

  • 5 mm neoprene wetsuit
  • 3 mm neoprene socks
  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Specific technical equipment (ropes, carabiners, descenders, etc.)
  • Membership fee
  • Food and Drink

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

If you have made a fixed date reservation and the weather conditions are not suitable for the safe conduct of the activity (in the expert opinion of the guide), you will be refunded the full amount paid. The guide may suggest an alternative date or time for you to conduct the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you can’t retrieve it, we will process a full refund! If you have set the date for your Gift Voucher and bad weather did not allow the activity to take place, the Voucher remains regularly valid until the expiration date indicated on it.

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is flexible. You get a full refund if you cancel within 5 days from the activity start date. Within 4 and 3 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What payment methods do you accept?

On Freedome, you can pay with any rechargeable credit card or prepaid card (including Postepay) from Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB networks. We also accept debit cards enabled for online payments. You can also use the digital wallets Apple Pay and Google Pay.

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