We've compiled answers to questions we're most frequently asked. We're also always happy to answer your questions via email or by phone at 778-246-2582.

Frequently asked questions


What is Canyoning?

This emerging outdoors activity is about descending a canyon following its watercourse and negotiating your way down the waterfalls as they cascade down into pools of water. There are multiple ways to move through canyons, including walking, rappelling (abseiling), jumping, swimming, scrambling and sliding.To add a new question go to app settings and press "Manage Questions" button.

What is the difference between Canyoning and Canyoneering?

Different word, same meaning, Canyoneering is usually used in the USA, and also refer to dry Canyons. Canyoning mainly refers to technical wet canyons.

What is the difference between Rappelling and Abseiling?

Nothing! Different word, same meaning

What is the difference between Canyoning and Rock Climbing?

IN Canyoning, nearly 80% of the time is spent in the water and the activity is about going down versus rock climbing is about going up. Lots of rock climbing techniques, knots and equipment are very similar to the ones we use in canyons but also, many rock climbing techniques would not be appropriate even dangerous if used in a wet canyons environment.


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West Coast Canyoning Adventures

 & West Coast Educational Adventures Ltd. 

North Vancouver, BC, Canada

François-Xavier Gagnon


(778) 246-2582


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