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Zion Area
Year Round
2 Days

Two Day Advanced

From: $640.00

This course is designed for the Canyoneer or Climber with solid fundamental skills looking to gain the knowledge needed to descend the most technical slot canyons in Zion. We will focus on refining your skills in order to be  a safe and efficient canyon leader, despite any mishap. The training provided in this course will prepare you for canyons up to the 4B IV level like Imlay and Heaps canyons.

Topic Include:

  • Natural Anchors
  • Canyon Planning and Preparation
  • Time Management
  • Self Rescue
  • Passing the Knot
  • Comprehensive Ascending
  • Canyon Management and Leadership
  • Pothole Escapes
  • Contingency, retrievable, and fiddlestick anchors
  • Swiftwater techniques


Price Per Person:

1 $640.00
2 $380.00
3 $330.00
4 $310.00
5 $290.00
6 $270.00
7 $250.00
8+ Call for Group Rates


2 Day Advanced 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 2 Days will be geared to applying this knowledge in the larger canyons.


Gear Needed/Provided

Gear ZMS can Provide

  • Sticky Rubber Canyon Shoes
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Locking Carabiner
  • Prusik Loops
  • Belay/Rappel Device
  • Static Canyon Rope
  • Backpack

Gear You Provide

  • Notebook and pen
  • Food: snacks, sandwiches, apples oranges etc.
  • Water: 2-3 L
  • Appropriate Clothing for the Season
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen

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.


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

Cost Includes

  • Private Canyon Instructor
  • Technical Equipment Needed
  • Transportation to & from Climbing Area (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

Not Included

  • Food & Water
  • Guide Gratuity

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