canyoneering


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can·yon·eer·ing

 (kăn′yə-nîr′ĭng)
n.
The sport or recreational activity of hiking, biking, or boating through canyons, especially the sport of descending very narrow canyons by rock climbing, rappelling, and swimming. Also called canyoning.

can·yon·eer n.
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Cebu City - Eighteen of the 425 tourist and canyoneering guides in Cebu were found positive of drug use during a surprise drug test conducted Tuesday by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPAO) in partnership with the Badian police station.
Instructors and tour guides who work with us are certified and have experience in the fields of rescue, canyoneering, and climbing and keeping, in addition to first aid.
I've spent my life canyoneering and whitewater kayaking.
Fear is a healthy thing," says my canyoneering guide, Griffin Rasmussen, after he clips me into two series of rope.
It has been eight months since Tristan's father, Julian, went missing on a canyoneering trip in the fictional Swallow Canyon of British Columbia.
And ecotourism is growing: Climbing Mount Pulag, canyoneering in Cebu, and swimming in the Enchanted River in Hinatuan have become part of many people's ever-lengthening 'bucket list'-and so has the trek in Buscalan to see Whang-Od.
Keep an ear out for Francisella tularensis: otomastoiditis cases after canyoneering.
Get to know your fellow travellers as you try activities such as horse riding, canyoneering and rock climbing or join daily mountain treks in national parks.
Ten new chapters that cover: High-Altitude Medicine and Pathophysiology; High-Altitude and Pre-Existing Medical Conditions; Cycles, Snowmobiles and other Wilderness Conveyances; Medical Wilderness Adventure Races (MedWAR); Canyoneering and Canyon Medicine; Evidence-based Wilderness Medicine; National Park Service Medicine; Genomics and Personalized Wilderness Medicine; Forestry; and Earth Sciences.
Kalen was canyoneering in Zion National Park but needed no prodding when she emerged.
com)-- Although canyoneering is not new, it has been growing in popularity in the past few years.
Ralston, an experienced outdoorsman, was canyoneering alone in the remote canyon when the mishap occurred.