Advanced, Canyoning, Essentials, Safety


– Try to camp before nightfall, paying great attention to detail.

– Look for places with the greatest protection from wind, water, lightning, landslides and avalanches.

– Avoid peaks, deep valleys, plateaus, springs, torrents, lakes, tall lonely trees.

– Prefer forested areas, which are protected from the wind and do not have a large slope.

– Organize the camp after consultation with your friends in a circle or horseshoe or curve for better functionality.

– Designate a toilet area strictly away from the tents and the available sources (at least 80 meters).

– Respect the environment – do not litter everywhere. Respect your fellow canyoners.

– In winter make sure the snow stays clean in places where using it for cooking.

– Carefully set up the tent so that it is stable and tense.

– Do not leave personal belongings and food exposed at night.

– Place things in the tent in order, lay the karimat and the sleeping bag, have a flashlight handy, matches or a lighter.

– Carefully light a candle for economy or for warmth, since its flame is able to raise several degrees the internal temperature of the tent.

– Avoid cooking in the tent except if very well ventilated.Be very careful not to set the tent on fire.

– Be careful during the preparation of food not to turn the pot over and spill it on your things. In general, protect your hearth from the wind and people passing by.

– Spread wet materials from the canyon at a short distance from the tent in a way that they dry as best as possible, so you can use them again the next day or collect them to leave.

– During the night stay warm wearing what you have available if needed. Socks, gloves, hat, double fleece.

– Pack your things and the tent after they have somewhat dried from the liquefied water vapor of the night.

– Carefully pack your things because you have to carry them again for your continuation or return. – Never leave garbage behind. Just footprints.

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