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Verzasca Valley: 4-Hour Canyoning in Corippo

1. Verzasca Valley: 4-Hour Canyoning in Corippo

The tour begins with a leisurely 15-minute ascent where you can admire beautiful Corippo, known as the village with the fewest inhabitants in Switzerland. After leaving the village of Corippo behind, you approach the Corippo Valley to begin canyoning through the Verzasca Valley.  After the safety briefing, you will start immediately with a slide of 30 feet. This canyon in particular is ideal for families and large groups with braver and less brave people. Each descent offers the possibility of slowly rappelling down, or for the more courageous, the rappelling points become slides up to 50 feet with jumps up to 30 feet into emerald-green pools. As you continue deeper into the canyon, you’ll eventually reach pathways no more than 6-feet wide for a true canyoning experience. After about 1.5 hours in the gorge, you’ll jet down the last slide that leads directly into Lake Vogorno. After swimming across the lake, it’s up to you what to do — you can visit a traditional Swiss Ticino Grotto restaurant, or head back to your car with a 15-minute walk.

Riviera: Half-Day Beginner Canyoning Trip in Boggera Canyon

2. Riviera: Half-Day Beginner Canyoning Trip in Boggera Canyon

Enjoy a canyoning experience that is tailored to beginners with this tour in Riviera. Use well-maintained equipment and finish your Boggera canyoning tour with snacks, soft drinks, and beer. Have the option to get photos and videos of your experience.  Meet your canyoning guide in the parking lot of the Boggera canyon. Gear up with high-quality wetsuits, shoes, helmets and harnesses. Start a short hike through the forest up to your canyoning starting point. Stay hydrated throughout the tour with the provided water. Listen to a short briefing and try some fun practice exercises before you start descending the canyon. Begin with a thrilling 20 meter abseil through a waterfall. Next, jump off cliffs, slide through natural waterways, and abseil further down waterfalls. Head back to the parking area where your dry clothes are waiting for you. Have some snacks and drinks as a group. Get the photos and videos from your guide at the end of the tour.

Tessin: Fantastic Canyoning Tour Boggera

3. Tessin: Fantastic Canyoning Tour Boggera

Experience the wonderful Boggera gorge: Jump into water pools, abseil along side waterfalls, slide along smooth rock slides and swim through the narrow gorge. This canyoning tour is not difficult and therefore well suited to beginners also. We will meet you at our base, which is easily accessible by car or public transport. After a warm welcome our guides will explain the tour to you and provide you with all nescessary equipment: Canyoning wetsuits, neoprene socks, canyoning boots, canyoning harness, abseiling device and helmet. After you got changed you will start walking to the top of the canyoning gorge, approx 20 minutes of a leisurely walk uphill. It is steep in a few places but we have got plenty of time for stops along the way to enjoy the Ticino scenery. Once you get to the starting point you will put on any remaining gear and get ready to jump into the water. After a first cooldown we start our "training": At a wonderful pond just made for training we slide, jump and abseil into the water. Then we are ready to follow the stream downhill through the gorge - jumping, sliding, abseiling and swimming along, through the smooth stone and impressive rock formations. At many places you have got the choice between an easier path or a more challenging one - do this trip is particularly suited for beginners and mixes groups. You love action? No worries, there is enough phone stuff here even if you prefer higher jumps and more challenges. After our river time we will take a few minutes to walk back to our canyoning base. By the way - we are the only operator with infrastructure and toilets on walking distance to the gorge... :-) At our base, you can get changed and enjoy an snack and some drinks while reflecting on your experience before saying good-bye to our guides and heading off again.

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