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Undiscovered Alps Cote d'Azur - Provence -> France

Taking you off the tourist track, we specialise in adventure and multi activity holidays in the beautiful and undiscovered parts of the Southern French Alps

Activities include Abseiling, Bivouac/Camping, Bouldering, Canyoning, Caving, Gorge Walking, High Ropes, Hill Walking, Horse Riding, Ice/Winter Climbing, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Paragliding, Rock Climbing, Scrambling, Skiing, Snowboarding, Via Ferrata, White Water Rafting, Wild Swimming and Zip Wire View All

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Activities include Abseiling, Archery, Bridge Swinging, Canyoning, Coastal Traversing, Coasteering, Fun Yakking, Gorge Walking, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Paintballing and White Water Rafting View All

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Activities from £15 per person

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Activities include Abseiling, Canoeing, Caving, Coasteering, Gorge Walking, Kayaking, Orienteering, Power Boating, Rock Climbing, Sailing and Wind Surfing View All

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Activities from £14 per person

Min-age from 8 years (8 if unaccompanied)

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Open Door Adventure North Wales -> Wales

Adventure and Outdoor Activities in North Wales, Wales

Activities include Archery, Canoeing, Gorge Walking, High Ropes, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Paintballing, Quad Biking, Rock Climbing and White Water Rafting View All

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Activities from £35 per person

Min-age from 8 years (10 if unaccompanied)

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Sbri Cymru Powys & Brecon Beacons -> Wales

Adventure through learning

Activities include Archery, Bushcraft, Canoeing, Caving, Coasteering, Gorge Walking, Hill Walking, Orienteering, Paintballing and Rock Climbing View All

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Activities from £55 per person

Min-age from 10 years (10 if unaccompanied)

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West Lakes Adventure West Lakes & Cumbrian Coast -> Cumbria & Lake District National Park

Bespoke Outdoor Activities for Individuals, Couples, Families, Groups, Schools, Colleges, Stag and Hen Parties and Corporate Team Building Events

Activities include Archery, Bivouac/Camping, Canoeing, Canyoning, Gorge Walking, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Scrambling and Zip Wire View All

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Gorge Walking is known by many different names including 'Gorge Scrambling', 'Ghyll Scrambling', 'Gill Scrambling', 'Gully Bashing' and 'Stream Walking', but essentially, all of these names the same thing – to travel up or down a watercourse on foot, tackling any waterfall climbs, plunge pool jumps, rock slides and caves.

Tacking more difficult gorges that require abseiling down waterfalls, jumping off really big cliffs and using complex rope work technique are normally known as Canyoning or Canyoneering. Canyoning is normally undertaken by more experienced gorge walkers and is more common in Scotland and abroad in places such as the French Alps.

Gorge Walking is one of the most popular activities in many outdoor centres, and has featured on several recent TV programs including Country File in March 2010, which was filmed in the Lake District near Keswick in a gorge called Stoneycroft Ghyll.

There is a short video of some gorge walking in Stoneycroft Ghyll below, this gorge includes the famous “Washing Machine”, a jump and plunge pool, where the way out of the pool is to climb through and under the waterfall.

In the video above, the gorge walkers are descending the gorge. The gorge has been formed from the natural bedrock layers eroded away by many years of water to form narrow gorges with numerous drops, beautifully sculpted walls, and spectacular waterfalls. With the right technique and instruction, gorge walking is a surprisingly safe...more

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