Canyoneering – Avoiding Accidents and Tragedies

Nov 11 2021
12:45 - 1:45
Cascade D

Canyoneering – Avoiding Accidents and Tragedies

Canyoneering is travelling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include other outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling, and swimming.  This lecture will discuss the hazardous and common injuries encountered while canyoneering.  Understanding how a minor injury can cause major problems in the wilderness and how to avoid being injured.