Essential knowledge to everyone.

A free canyoning introduction course. Experience canyoning safely with the skills acquired from this program. Establish a solid foundation to your canyoning practice and become an active participant in canyoning descents.

International best practices.

Develop safe habits for your canyoning career from the start with this hands-on online course. From equipment knowledge to how to move efficiently on the rope, this is a must-do for all canyoneers and a valuable resource for instructors and trainers worldwide.






Movement on rope

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Canyoning for all.

The Canyoning Level 1 course aims at providing essential knowledge to anyone who wishes to experience canyoning safely and serves as groundwork for the Canyoning Level 2 course. Establish a safe practice from the start and get more confidence for enjoying canyoning under leadership of a Level 2 canyoneer.

Prepare for the canyoning descent


Identify and choose an adapted canyon for your skill level. Prepare your personal equipment and help your teammates organize the team gear.

Advanced canyoning rigging techniques

Movement on Rope

Essential knowledge for rappelling, use of traverse lines, setting up and using your descender; polish your technique for smoother and safer descents.

Advanced canyoning knots


Learn the most common knots used in canyoning descents, and how to dress the knots appropriately.

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Dynamic Progression

The basics of dynamic progression techniques such as jumping, sliding, downclimbing and walking efficiently in the canyon

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Water Progression

When canyoning in aquatic environments, get the basics of bag management and swimming concepts.

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Communication methods and how to support your teammates during descents.

Course Table of Contents

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A global, safer community.

The global V7 Community is the place to network and meet other canyoning enthusiasts, discover new locations and who knows, find some new teammates for that epic descent you have in mind.

Part of V7's mission is to make canyoning accessible to all: free access to the Level 1 course means anyone can learn the basics of canyoning and for first-timers, it's the perfect starting point before joining a canyoning trip.

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V7 is you.

With 2 complete canyoning courses and more on the making, it's not a surprise to see our community growing every day. Specialist modules and events, this is your V7: a community by canyoneers, for canyoneers. And it's just the start.

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