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Grey Mare's Tail - Canyoning

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Looking for Extreme canyoning in Scotland? You've found it - this is currently the most technical canyon in the UK, a committing slot canyon full of technical drops, long slides, jumps and multi pitch abseils.

This really is canyoning as you would find it in the Alps - large waterfalls with breathtaking scenery. This trip climaxes with a multi pitch 90m abseil alongside the Grey Mare's Tail Waterfall - A head for heights is essential!

Using the Via Ferrata to ascend the waterfall at the start of the day, this activity gives you 2 amazing activities in one. 

We provide you with the very best professional guiding, all the specialist equipment needed and one of the most exciting and exhilarating outdoor activities in Scotland.

£120 per person - group price available See Essential Info table below for more details

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Essential Info

We hope to have answered most of your questions below, however if you have any other questions please just contact us and our team of friendly expert staff can help you.  

You ask... We answer...
When? Throughout the year, water levels permitting. That is how good our wetsuits are!
Who? Sporty and adventurous types, canyoning and abseiling experience essential.  
What do we need to bring? Something to wear under a wetsuit, swimming attire is best(!), some old trainers (don't worry if you don't have any, we have a selection at the centre), a towel and warm clothes for afterwards. Food and water for the day.
Where do we meet? This canyon is a short drive from our HQ so please meet at Vertical Descents HQ at arranged time. See google map.
How much? £100 per person.  Min group size - 3 Max - 6