Canyon 2 - Introductory Canyon Skills

From AUD $500.00
  • Duration: 2 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Katoomba, NSW
  • Product code: Canyon2

"These courses present industry best practice in a practical, hands on format. A great way to update your skills. The guide's stories are a highlight!"
Geoff Fox - President of Upper Blue Mountains Bushwalking Club, Attendee of several ASM Canyon & Abseiling skills courses


If you want to take up canyoning as a recreational activity, or want to build upon your existing canyon skills, then this is the place to start!

This 2 Day course will make you a more useful participant in canyon expedition groups, with a focus on self management skills & hazard avoidance. You will also gain the necessary skills to undertake your own introductory canyon trips.

Our Canyon 2 course starts with a review of skills & experience before proceeding on to our comprehensive training content.

The course will provide you with the necessary skills to:

  • Assess, build & replace Abseil anchors in Canyon environments
  • Operate retrievable rope Abseil systems
  • Rig Canyon Abseils for rescue & group efficiency
  • Abseil with self back-up safety systems (French & Top Prusik)
  • Perform self rescues
  • Operate belay systems for your group
  • Deal with emergencies such as a “stuck” abseiler
  • Understand basic rescue systems
  • Efficiently handle ropes
  • Ascending ropes using improvised methods
  • Improvise Abseiling devices
  • Perform rescue Abseils
  • Operate basic lowering and raising systems
  • Identify and avoid risk found in vertical Abseil environments
  • Undertake risk management strategies

This course is unrivalled for its efficient delivery of vital canyoning skills. Canyoners both experienced and new will leave this course with a much greater skill set!


Course Prerequisites:

  • At minimum, prior Abseiling & or Canyoning experience
  • Basic understanding of knots
  • Recommended skill base - ASM's Abseil 2 course or similar


What's included:

  • Australia's most experienced Adventure Guiding & Outdoor Training Specialists
  • Nationally Qualified & Highly Experienced Guides
  • All Technical Equipment
  • Delicious & Nutritious Lunch
  • Transport from and back to our office


We provide all specialist personal and group abseiling equipment including harnesses, helmets, etc.

After we process your booking an information sheet detailing specific equipment and dress requirements will be sent to you.

Lunch is also provided on this adventure- Please be sure to inform us on your booking form if you have any special dietary requirements!


If you do not receive an immediate booking confirmation you may be the opening booking for this activity, our office will contact you shortly to confirm your booking.