Our Two Day Basic course covers the same material as our One Day Basic but affords people two days of instruction and supervision with a guide as you lead and navigate multiple technical canyons.
On the second day of this course, you will move through a canyon while implementing the knowledge and skills acquired from the first day. A great option for true beginners seeking more instruction and experience.
This course covers the following topics:
Trip Planning and Preparation
Weather and Flash Flood Planning
Leave No Trace Practices
Belaying & Spotting
Price Per Person:
Call for Group Rates
7.65% sales tax added at checkout
2 Day Basic Canyon Course
Meet your guide at your specified time, stated in your confirmation email, at our Store Location in the center of Springdale, UT. If you do not have any personal equipment, your guide will outfit you with the necessary technical equipment.
Depending on the size of your group, you will either get in one of our guide vehicles or your larger group will follow your guide/s out to one of our various Canyons for the day.
Each day you will be descending a different canyon in order to learn and practice the requisite course material. Day 1 is geared toward more teaching and learning necessary skills and techniques. The following Day will be geared to applying this knowledge in a larger canyon.
Gear ZMS can Provide
Sticky Rubber Canyon Shoes
Static Canyon Rope
Gear You Provide
Notebook and pen
Food and snacks
Water: 2-3 L
Appropriate Clothing for the Season
Here is a short Canyoneering video that was shoot during our Short Day, Full Day, and Multi-Day Courses.
Springdale, UT Getting Here
Springdale, UT is located in the heart of Zion Canyon. ZMS is located in the heart of Springdale, UT.
2.5 Hours to Vegas (We are an hour ahead of Vegas)
4.5 Hours from Salt Lake City
45 minutes from Saint George, UT
Best option is to fly into Vegas, NV, and either drive or hire a shuttle to drop you off in Springdale, UT.
TOWN & PARK SHUTTLE SYSTEM
Both the town of Springdale and Zion National Park offer free propane powered shuttle systems that can drop you off in town or at any spot in the main canyon. This enables you to travel to the area without need of renting a car.
Costs, Booking, & Cancellation
Private Canyon Instructor
Technical Equipment Needed
Transportation to & from trailhead (dependent on group #)
As a 1% For the Planet Member, a 1% Donation from your Total Trip Cost is made to Environmental non-Profits focused on conservation & preservation
Food & Water
Registration & Cancellation
Advanced registration is required to secure your private guide. We have a limited amount of guides and book up regularly. Feel free to call our store during business hours to book, or simply book online if you’re ready to secure your date.