Canyoning: everything you need to know about this water sport
Canyoning, also called canyoneering, is an exploratory practice of mountain river environments. It consists of walking along the course of streams and overcoming various natural obstacles along the way. While canyoning you dive, jump, swim and use ropes and harnesses to rappel down rock walls. That is why it is often referred to as a mix of mountaineering and river sports.
Canyoning can be practiced at all levels and ages. In fact, almost all the streams have trails that are also suitable for beginners and families with children. You are always accompanied by mountain guides who give participants all the support they need. A briefing is held before departure to learn progression techniques and safety rules.
Canyoning is practiced from April to October in favorable weather conditions. You need to wear a swimsuit, thermal shirt and hiking shoes. The wetsuit and all the technical equipment are provided by the guides.
Canyoning Trentino: all the places to practice it
Trentino is rich in places where canyoning can be practiced. In Val di Ledro, near Riva del Garda, the Rio Nero and the Palvico Stream offer trails of all types, from challenging to easy and practicable even for families with children.
In Val di Sole, in the Brenta Dolomites, the San Biagio canyon and the gorges of the Novella Stream are the most striking routes. While for going canyoning in Non Valley, Rio Sass is the best choice.
How much does it cost to go canyoning in Trentino?
Prices for canyoning in Trentino vary by route type and starting location. For example, a 3-hour canyoning route on Lake Garda, suitable for families with children, costs 58€ each. To go down the Rio Nero and Palvico streams, the price starts at 68€, and it’s about the same amount to go canyoning in Val di Sole.
An original gift idea: canyoning in Trentino Alto-Adige
Are you tired of the usual gifts and looking for an original and fun idea for a friend or family member’s next birthday? Canyoning is the right choice! Select the most suitable route and gift a day full of excitement and fun in nature. Going down natural slides and a jumping from waterfalls are moments you don’t forget!