Tips if you are going to do Canyoning in Huesca
Canyoning is one of those complete, full and fun adventures. Mainly, the activity lies in crossing ravines and rivers’ canyons. The majority are aquatic even though, we have also dry ones. During the route, you will need to carry out jumps, go down natural slides, walk over rocks and go rappelling.
Normally, the best season to carry out canyoning adventures goes from March to November, it all depends on the zone and geography. In Huesca, because its situation and climate conditions on each year, this period of months can extend or reduce, even though, normally, it can be enjoyed from Spring to Autumn.
There are different difficulty levels, from initiatory ravines, easy and suitable for all-public ones u to highly-difficulty ravines that demand a great physical conditions and previous experiences. If you have never done canyoning and have doubts because you don’t know if you need to carry out some jumps or go down a natural slide, do not worry, because the best part of canyoning is that is an adaptable activity for everyone and it always have alternatives when we talk about obstacles. There is always the option of crossing the skirt, continue by walking or rappel with the help from a monitor.
You can watch this video that it quite resume in what a canyoning activity is about:
This is a very entertaining activity because you will find different challenges throughout the route, that will become more and more difficult (always on function the ravine’s skill-level) and once you go and keep surpassing the challenges, you will feel a great feeling of personal satisfaction, whilst screaming, laughing, and having a great time. When you think you don’t dare to do it, step-back, reach the ravine again, look down, turn back, take impulse and? Jump a cliff with 11-meters of height! The sensation is just inexplicable!!
Where to go canyoning in Huesca?
Huesca is one of the main cities of Spain to enjoy canyoning. Normally, this is one of the most important parts to practice this adventure sport.
- Descends in the ravines of the Sierra of Guara: Is the most important place and visited to enjoy the canyoning practice all over Europe. There are more than 300 different programmes, among you can find water and dry ravines of all-levels and suitable for everyone.
Here, you will find a great variety of ravines that go from level-I for beginners up to level-IV or improvement. If you are looking for the first experience and would like to start with and easy one, we recommend a I-II level, like the Formiga, Vero or Peonera ravines, the most popular ones throughout the zone.
If you already have some experience, have a great physic and are a bold person, you can face the challenge of a level-III ravine adventure, choosing between the Liri, Fornacal or Gorgonchón.
If you are a canyoning expert, have a lot of years of experience and enjoyed a level-IV canyoning session, but would like to meet a new ravine in the Sierra of Guara, you will enjoy, just like a child, to descend the Eriste, Gorgas Negras or Mascún.
- Canyoning in the Pyrenees’ ravines: The other important topic are the canyoning ravines in the Oscense province, at the Pyrenees zone. A lot of them are found in Ordesa and Monte Perdido. They tend to have less public influx, what allows you to connect deeply with nature and enjoy the adrenaline and a pure state of relaxing times.
If you would like to start in canyoning and even looking for a family adventure, we recommend the ravines like Viandico, Miraval or Gloces. If you want a more difficult one, you can choose between Ordiso, Barrosa or Trigoniero. And if you have experience in canyoning and you see yourself rappelling down up to 50-meters, we say Otal or Consusa are perfect.
If you are looking in improving your technique, you can become an expert on canyoning by descending the Sorrosal or Salto del Carpín.
Jaca, Alquezar or Rodellar are some of the villages in which the companies offer canyons to descend. Also, this activity is ideal to practice ir in any event, from an escapade with your friends to a bachelor/ette party or company’s incentive.
If you would like to take a look to this list and find the best canyoning offers in Huesca, all of them are here.
You have been able to verify that there is an ideal ravine for each person, so enjoying crystal clear waters, a dreamy natural landscape while you jump, swim, walk, descend, laugh and scream is very simple. Encourage your friends, family or partner and live an unforgettable experience.