This is a fast growing sport with new routes appearing all around the world suitable for all ages and abilities. The routes can be very easy or technically difficult but emphasis is on fun!
Canyoning includes walking scrambling climbing abseiling jumping, swimming and in remote areas, navigational skills. Equipment is a combination of climbing gear, helmets and wetsuits. Specialist equipment is also now being produced.
It can be dangerous in that escape out of the sides is often impossible and after heavy rain, flash flooding and deadly currents are a very real possibility.
Climbing is basically using your hands and feet to move up the surface of a steep object. Rock climbing is the most familiar form of climbing but there are other types such as ice climbing and buildering (climbing up the outside of tall buildings. Mountaineering is just using various climbing techniques to assend mountains.
Rock climbing is a growing sport and is popular with all age groups. It involves climbing up or across man-made rock walls or natural rock formations with the goal of reaching the top, known as the summit. As with all extreme sports, training of proper climbing techniques and usage of specialized equipment is essential. Rock climbing requires strength, agility and endurance. Not only is this sport physically demanding but also mentally as you need a high level of control. There are a variety of different forms of climbing which include ice climbing, buildering and bouldering. This is why it makes it such an exciting sport, as there is so much choice. There always going to be bigger and better rock formations, meaning each time you can push yourself a little further and develop your skills, making it a perfect sport for amateurs through to the professionals.