The Three Day Basic Canyoneering Course is a great introduction to canyoneering and thoroughly prepares you with fundamental skills needed to be a safe and proficient canyoneer. No prior experience is needed but experience climbing or rappelling is helpful. The three day course gives you the opportunity to increase your knowledge and experience as a result of traveling through 2-3 canyons with a guide and receiving practical hands on instruction.
This course is intended for beginners doing entry level technical canyons in Zion National Park such as Keyhole, Subway, and/or Orderville canyons, or those with a climbing background looking to do intermediate canyons such as Pine Creek, Mystery, Spry, or Behunin canyons.
We want to accommodate you, so all our trips are private. As a result, start times can be adjusted around your travel plans and you will never be grouped with others unless requested.
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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 2 Days will be geared to applying this knowledge in the larger canyons and getting more practice and repetition of basic skills.
Gear You Provide
Here is a short Canyoneering video that was shoot during our Short Day, Full Day, and Multi-Day Courses.
Springdale, UT is located in the heart of Zion Canyon. ZMS is located in the heart of Springdale, 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.
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.
All participants must read and fill out our Online Medical Waiver & Liability Waiver HERE
Please review our Cancellation Policy HERE
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