Canyoneer Initiation

  • Do you wish to practice canyoning with a liable center ?
  • Do you want to be guided by skilled instructors and get your first ICOpro certification?
  • Then, the Canyoneer Initiation will meet your expectations.
  • The brief initiation will take place during a fun tour and will make you independent enough to go for safe descents.
  • You will be supervised by an ICOpro Instructor and an Assistant. At the end of the tour, you will receive your certificate and a Canyoneer Card.

CANYONEER INITIATION PROGRAM V2.2

Duration & Organization
  • Before and during your descent canyon
Prerequisites
  • Accessible to anyone who has reached the age of majority in his/her country of origin, and 12 year old with Legal guardian authorization.
  • Be in good mental and physical condition.
  • Swimming: 25m
Objective
  • Discover the activity in terms of sporty, cultural and professional aspects.
  • Understand the basics of the activity. Share our passion and HAVE FUN!
Canyoning equipment
  • Your ICOpro center will provide the full technical equipment.
Skills you will learn
  • Basics of the activity, ICOpro organization and technical skills required for a descent with an instructor.
  • Vertical descent and move on rope, independent rappel, jumps and waterslides, swim in calm water. You will take an active part in the instructor’s and assistant’s work.

COMPLETE PROGRAM

1A. ICTC/CAI
  • Content
1B. ICOpro
  • ICOpro structure presentation
  • ICOpro Canyoneer Charter
1C. The basics of the activity
  • Canyoning definition
1D. Canyoning equipment
  • Personal equipment CAI
1E. Horizontal rope progression: Hand-lines Lvl1
  • Fixed
  • Retrievable Only in case of the presence
1F. Vertical rope progression: Descent Lvl1
  • Clip into the belay
  • Set-up a descender
  • Unclip from the belay
  • Static position
  • Rappel
  • Pass a deviation Only in case of the presence
  • Pass rebelay Only in case of the presence
  • Guided rappel
  • Rope retrieval

ADVANTAGES OF BEING A CERTIFIED CANYONEER INITIATION

  • You join the large international ICOpro community
  • Free download of the Canyoneer Initiation book.
  • You receive the international canyoning news
  • You increase your level of practice
  • You can take the Canyoneer 1-2-3 training course in order to be autonomous