How to ascend a tensioned line

How to ascend a tensioned line

This question comes via JD Buchanan.You may need to ascend a tensioned line, like a guided rappel to fix something at the top anchor, or to assist a stuck teammate in the middle of the guided rappel. The two photos should give you a good idea on how to rig your...
Book Review : Canyoning in the Pacific Northwest

Book Review : Canyoning in the Pacific Northwest

The title of this book is a little bit misleading. Yes, it certainly covers plenty of swift-water related techniques pertinent to the Pacific North West region of USA, but it also offers plenty of techniques, tips, and insights for class A & B canyons. If you are...
Rigging Choices and Ropes

Rigging Choices and Ropes

Canyoneering practices get shaped by the type of canyons we do, and the gear we use.If we frequent routes with nice bolt placements, we grow fond of adjustable safety tethers and SAS systems. If we frequent routes with bushes and cairns as anchors we get to love...
Professional Handbook Canyoning: Review

Professional Handbook Canyoning: Review

I got this book from Canyon Zone.Is written by CREPS: Center of Sports Resources Expertise and Performance (in France)and Illustrated by the Petzl foundationThe book has 304 pages and it is illustrated with the Petzl style diagrams, illustrations and lots of...

Canyoneering Etiquette

Canyoneering Etiquette (for recreational canyoneering) As canyoneering guides, sometimes we travel to to other regions or countries to canyoneer, or we go out with new friends. For those occasions, lets take a look at etiquette. When you engage in any social endeavor,...