Difficulty: Adventure Descent duration: 3-4 hours Activity duration: 4-5 hours Approach march: 45 min or 15 with 10 minutes By car Return march: 10 minutes Highest abseil: 15 m Price: €70 up to 13 years, €75 from 14 years When: March – November
At the meeting point, we leave the dry clothes in a car, put on the wetsuit and the rest of the equipment and with one or more vehicles* we go up to the high parking lot. Walk downhill for 15-20 minutes to the creek entrance. Briefing and departure. For general information on the activity, download the briefing and the activity sheet.
Knowledge of rope descent techniques is not required.
* without means, from the low parking lot to the entrance to the stream 45 minutes on foot
EQUIPMENT PROVIDED AND INCLUDED IN THE PRICE
5 mm neoprene isothermal wetsuit
Buoyancy aid vest* (only if required)
Descender, lanyards and safety carabiners*
Common material (ropes, first aid kit) *all the individual and collective protective devices used comply with current regulations
A polyester thermal shirt to put under the wetsuit,
Sneakers/trekking shoes to enter the water and socks to get wet,
No hand rings.
Those who wear glasses will have to fix them to the head to avoid losing them,
those who use contact lenses, preferably the disposable type with a spare pair.
A plastic bag for storing shoes, socks and anything else that will get wet after the experience.
Canyoning shoes for hire €10 per person, to be requested when booking
Before entering the canyon you will be briefed and trained on:
the objective and subjective risks found in the canyon environment and in the canyoning activity. the behaviors to adopt for personal and group safety the progression techniques, as described in the documents called “briefing” and “sheet”, downloadable on this site on behaviors to respect the environment. You will be accompanied by professionals, expert Canyon guides, with a diploma from the Italian Canyon Guide Association or with equivalent qualifications
Recommended age: from 11 years*/***
Are you at least 11 paying? contact us for a customized rate
* 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 so that the minor can carry out the activity
***July and August even younger children, according to the aquatic difficulties and personal characteristics of the participants
a good and normal state of health
knowing how to swim or alternatively, using a life vest (to be requested when booking) the absence of fear of water.
The absence of cardiac, respiratory, allergic pathologies that are not compatible with the physical effort and with the canyoning practice environment.
From the center of Gallicano (Lucca), follow the provincial road 39 and the signs for “Grotta del Vento”. Travel 4 km and stop near a dirt clearing on the right of the road. Just before the clearing, on the left of the road there is a bus stop.