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Extreme Canyoning - Scotland

Been canyoning before? Ready to go extreme? Finding and developing trips is what we do in our spare time, continually looking for the thrill of extreme adventure canyoning. 

Massive 9m jumps, 12m slides and 90m abseils are just some of the things you will experience whilst extreme canyoning. It is not for the faint hearted, we will teach you all you need to know in order to descend Scotland's hardest canyons.

Why choose Vertical Descents?

  • Ben Starkie, owner and director of Vertical Descents, is also the Founder and Chairman of the British Canyoning Association and UK Canyon Guides

We:

  • provide training and technical assessment for canyon guides at outdoor companies across the UK
  • have pioneered and developed canyon trips around Scotland that only we have the skills to guide commercially
  • introduced Canyoning to Scotland back in 1998, ever since then we have gone bigger, deeper and higher to give our clients a real adventure

REAL ADRENALINE - REAL EXTREME ADVENTURE

Canyon Breif description Price (per person)
Fort William
Extreme Canyoning FW area The steep high sided glens of the Highlands make it excellent extreme canyoning territory - are you in?! Contact us for more info Full day from £100
Perthshire Vertical Descents East
Extreme Canyoning Perthshire Extreme adventure in one of Scotland's fantastic canyons. Alva canyon is one of the best and most extreme trips in lowland Scotland. Full day from £85
Scotland
Extreme 2/3 day Canyon Tour Our Canyon tours teach you how to canyon and explore some of Scotland's most scenic and inaccessible canyons in Scotland - a great way to take in the true beauty of the wilds of the Highlands. These tours can leave from Edinburgh – Glasgow – Perth or Fort William . All transport is included. Min group - 4 people.  2 days £200 /    3 days £275
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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? Everyday at 9.30am and 1.30pm. Throughout the year, water levels permitting. That is how good our wetsuits are!
Who? Sporty and adventurous types, you don't necessarily have to have been canyoning before but need to be ok with heights and reasonably fit to enjoy these canyon expeditions.  Some of our extreme trips require previous canyoning experience, please enquire at time of booking.  
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 drink.  
Where do we meet? This will be arranged at time of booking.
How much? This will be dependent upon numbers and chosen canyon trip.  Please contact us for details.