Rio Prunaccio

CANYONING

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SEQUENCE OF ABSEILS IN ALL OF TUSCANY

GENERAL INFORMATION

Rio Prunaccio

Difficulty: Expert

Duration of the canyon: 4h30-5h30

Total duration: 6h30-7h 

Approach hike: 20 minutes 

Return hike: 10 minutes 

Highest abseil: 30 m

Minimum age: 16 years old

Price: 80€ 

Period: March –October. For the winter season, ask us for info, we will check the feasibility.

Recommended only for participants who already have some previous abseiling experience. 

LOGISTICS

From the upper parking site, a 20 minute walk downhill through the woods will take us to the canyon entry point and the first abseil. We will continue our descent, using all the canyoning progression techniques, to descend beautiful waterfalls and cross enchanted pools of water.

EQUIPMENT PROVIDED AND INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Isothermal wet suit in 5mm neoprene 
  • Helmet* 
  • Lifejacket flotation device * (to be requested and booked in advance) 
  • 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,
  • Bathing suit,
  • 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. 

REQUIRED:

  • Good overall health 
  • Knowing how to swim or, alternatively, ok with using a flotation vest (to be requested on booking) 
  • Not afraid of water.
  • No heart, respiratory or allergic issues that are incompatible with physical exertion  and with the canyoning environment. 

MEETING POINT

RIO PRUNACCIO

Strada Provinciale n. 50 “via di Vagli”, Località FERRIERA, Careggine (Lu)

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