Canyoning

Canyoning is one of the fastest growing adventure activities in Snowdonia and indeed the whole of the U.K. It is a real crowd pleaser.

Steep mountains, coupled with rain make Snowdonia and Wales the perfect place to try this new adrenalin sport and experience a real canyoning adventure.

Canyoning is a thrilling mix of swimming, sliding, abseiling down waterfalls, jumping and even zip wiring.

A wide range of canyoning venues means we can tailor the experience to cater for everyone from the real adrenaline junky to the less gung ho.

Our canyoning trips take place in some of the most dramatic canyons and gorges that Wales has to offer. Canyoning is a great way to see these otherwise hidden gems of Snowdonia. Many of the canyons and gorges are even set in temperate rainforests.

We know that being cold isn’t fun so we provide all participants with top quality winter wetsuits, wetsuit socks and when it is a little chillier neoprene gloves and canyoning specific neoprene jackets with attached hoods. This means we can go canyoning year round.

Safety is of utmost importance so we provide top quality canyoning specific harnesses and canyoning specific ropes. We also provide helmets and buoyancy aids.

All our staff are fully qualified outdoor instructors and guides and have years of experience in our canyons. This helps keep you as safe as possible and makes for an enjoyable day.

Canyoning is a great choice for hen and stag parties providing a fantastic memorable experience. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned outdoor type there is a trip for you!! If after reading all the information below your still not sure which canyoning trip is for you, please give us a call. We would be happy to hear from you.

Why Choose Gradient Adventure For Canyoning In Snowdonia?

We would love to spend the day with you and your family and friends. We are located in one of the most beautiful parts of Wales and have so many outdoor activities to offer! Our team of experts will be on hand to make your day the most exciting it can be.

All our staff are dedicated outdoor professionals, live locally and know the canyons and gorges extremely well

We are delighted to be the one of the longest established canyoning centres in Wales.

We use the best gear possible including Seland canyoning neoprene wetsuits , Petzl hardware and canyoning boots.

What Is The Difference Between Gorge Walking & Canyoning?

Gorge Walking is usually a walk up or down a river with small jumps and slides. Canyoning is gorge walking on steroids – only a descent is possible and involves more ropework including jumps, slides, zip wires and harnessed abseils. Normally, it isn’t possible to ascend a canyon. Here in the Snowdonia, we are proud to offer both activities.

What's The Day Like?

We usually meet at a prearranged spot near the Canyoning venue. Before getting started, our guides will kit everyone out in a wetsuit and helmet, making sure you are comfortable during the canyoning or gorge walking experience. We will then give you and your group a full briefing before hitting the water. You will spend the day climbing, leaping, sliding & splashing your way through fresh Snowdonia water in an exciting mountain environment. Canyoning is a real crowd pleaser and is perfect for any occasion. Family days out, Stag and Hen Trips, Corporate Days, Birthday Celebrations and much more!

Canyoning Snowdonia Level I

Canyoning Snowdonia Level I

This canyoning trip can be modified into a basic canyoning style descent involving short easy abseils or rope lowers. It is a good....



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