Recommended only for participants who already have some previous abseiling experience.
Period: March – November. (For the winter season, ask us for info, we will check the feasibility based on the weather forecast.)
We leave on foot directly from our Canyoning Center, for a 45 minute, uphill, approach hike. Once we enter the canyon, we will make our way down a few small waterfalls and slides, and after 45 minutes we will reach the final sequence of abseils, that ends with an 80 meter waterfall abseil, of which 60 free-hanging.
Recommended only for participants who already have previous abseiling experience.
EQUIPMENT PROVIDED AND INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
Isothermal wet suit in 5mm neoprene
Lifejacket flotation device * (to be requested and booked in advance)
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,
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.
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.
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 exertionand with the canyoning environment.
Toscana Adventure team Canyoning centre, strada Provinciale n. 37 Località “Mulino” , Fabbriche di Vallico (Lu)