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Jumping is a team activity

I reckon jumping is probably one of the top causes of injury when canyoning. Which is a bummer, because jumps are probably my favorite activity in a canyon. I heard of a recent minor incident on a canyon jump, and … Continue reading

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We’re pleased to announce the first Canyoning in NZ calendar is available for pre-order now! Order yours now from the Kiwi Canyons shop, for delivery in time for Christmas.

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What to expect after a major storm event…

Even after a normal storm, its possible for canyons to change, but after a major storm event, the first groups through a canyon need to be prepared for significant changes. Its up to you to make sure you’ve got sufficient … Continue reading

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What anchor gear do you take through a ‘sport’ canyon?

Problem solving to get yourself down a drop where there are no existing anchors is one of the great challenges of canyoning, but there’s also something pleasant about a descent where all you need to do is rig the anchors … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a rescue knife for Canyoning

So for the first time in 12 years of Canyoning, I had to use my rescue knife for real. It was when I was guiding in reasonably high flows. The feature is a slippery slidey downclimb at low flow, but at … Continue reading

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