CANAL PIANONE

CANYONING TOSCANA

CANYONING CAN BE ENJOYED ALL YEAR ROUND

A beautiful and evocative canyon, carved by water over millions of years, where water now no longer flows.

A unique natural environment, made of spectacular abseils on marble-white rock.

Canal Pianone

GENERAL INFORMATION

Difficulty: Avventura

Duration of the canyon: 3,5 ore

Total duration:  3,5-4,5 ore

Approach hike: 30 min

Return hike: 10 minuti

Highest abseils: 20 m

Price: 75 €

Period: November – March

 

LOGISTICS

 

We will meet up in Resceto, at the meeting point that our guides will specify, prepare all the material for the activity, and after a hike on one of the most evocative trails in the area, we will enter the canyon bed.

Canal Pianone is a dry canyon, aside from a few pools where there is water all year round, and where we will  barely get our feet wet.

For general information regarding this activity, download the briefing and the activity sheet.

Per le informazioni generali sull’attività scarica il briefing e la scheda attività.

EQUIPMENT PROVIDED AND INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

 

  • Helmet* 
  • Harness* 
  • Descender, safety slings and carabiners* 
  • group materials (ropes, first aid kit) 
  • *All Collective and Personal Protection Equipment used is conformant to current standards 

WHAT TO BRING?

  • Polyester thermal shirt (base layer) to wear under the wetsuit,
  • Towel, 
  • Gym/hiking shoes to wear into the canyon (they will get wet)
  • No rings on fingers. 
  • If you wear eyeglasses, find a way to tie them on to avoid losing them; if you wear contact lenses, it is best if they are of the single-use type, and bring a spare pair! 
  • A plastic bag to use for your shoes, socks and everything else that will be wet after the descent.
  • Canyoning boots can be rented at 5€ per person, to be requested when booking the descent.

INFORMATION

Before entering the canyon, you will be briefed and instructed regarding: 

  • the objective and subjective risks that may be encountered in the canyon relating to the environment and the activity. 
  • the conduct required to ensure personal and group safety
  • the descent techniques, as described in the documents titled “briefing” and “activity sheet “, that may be downloaded from this site
  •  conduct relating to safeguarding the environment. 

You will be accompanied by professional, expert Canyon Guides, with certification issued by the Italian Association of Canyon Guides or with equivalent certification. 

Recommended age: from 9 years and up* 

* minors must be accompanied by at least one parent or other adult to whom they have been entrusted. In the latter case, parental authorization is required  for the minor to participate in the activity.

Are you a group of at least 11 paying participants? Contact us for a special price!

REQUIRED:

  • Good overall health 
  • No heart, respiratory or allergic issues that are incompatible with physical exertion  and with the canyoning environment. 

MEETING POINT

Resceto (massa)

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