The activity takes place in natural and untouched environement, therefore non secured. All guides take every precautionary mesure at all times, however natural hazards can occur (water rising or rocks falling for example). They are fortunately rare.
Despite this display of a difficult and sometimes worrying situations, this outdoor activity remains a source of intense sensations and surprising discoveries.
Awareness and knowledge of all risks are essential in avoiding and limiting incidents and accidents. Being guided by professionals is highly recommended.
Anyone with a decent physical condition, able to move by him(her)self on a rocky terrain, who knows how to swim, with no fear to have his(her) head underwater and willing to respect the guide’s intsructions.
Kids from 10 years old with his(her) parents.
• A pair of trainers or walking shoes to walk in the water and rocs. Watershoes are forbidden.
• A swimsuit
• A towel
• A lycra shirt (not mandatory)
• A leash for your glasses if necessary
• A change of clothe and shoes to go home dry
Canyoning is ok under the rain, as long as the water flow is correct. Annecy Canyoning staff know the river perfectly and will be able to evaluate if the activity is doable. If the conditions are not good enough, either :
However, if Annecy Canyoning decides to maintain the original schedule and you don’t show up, the whole service will be charged.
A pair of trainers or walking shoes to walk in the mountain.
An outfit suited to the weather conditions : as you will be around 1500 meters above the sea level, it could be sunny, windy, rainy, etc.
A pair of gloves (not mandatory).
A small backpack with water, snacks, jacket, etc.
It depends what we are talking about : 95% of the time people have « void apprehension » and are not really « afraid » of heights. The difference is huge. Indeed, an apprehension could disappear if adapted exercices are made to improve it.
High-rope courses, Via Ferrata or easy climbing could be one of them.
The course has been made for this purpose. Your guide will assist you all the time, and an easier route allows to avoid the hardest sections so you can follow your group without stress. We advise you to do a high ropes course before to get use to heights, a very instructive way to start this type of activities.
MontagneSensation / AnnecyCanoyning will provide you with :
All the gear is garanteed by the European norms and is verified after every use.