canyoneering
noun Date: 1957 the sport of exploring canyons (as by climbing, rappelling, swimming, or rafting) • canyoneer noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • canyoneering — UK [ˌkænjəˈnɪərɪŋ] US [ˌkænjəˈnɪrɪŋ] noun [uncountable] the dangerous sport of travelling through canyons using skills such as climbing, swimming, and abseiling Thesaurus: mountaineering, rock climbing and cavinghyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • canyoneering — noun Canyoning, a hybrid outdoor sport involving the traversal of river canyons …   Wiktionary

  • canyoneering — UK [ˌkænjəˈnɪərɪŋ] / US [ˌkænjəˈnɪrɪŋ] noun [uncountable] the dangerous sport of travelling through canyons using skills such as climbing, swimming, and abseiling …   English dictionary

  • Subway (canyoneering) — The Subway is the name for a uniquely shaped canyon in Zion National Park. Canyoneering groups acknowledge two very popular routes through The Subway: from the top (a technical approach), and from the bottom. It is rated 2B II by the ACA Canyon… …   Wikipedia

  • Canyoning — (known as canyoneering in the U.S.) is traveling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include other outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling, and/or swimming. Although hiking down a canyon that is… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tenaya Canyon — is a dramatic and dangerous canyon in Yosemite National Park, California, USA, that runs from the outlet of Tenaya Lake 10 miles down to Yosemite Valley, carrying water in Tenaya Creek through a series of spectacular cascades and pools and thence …   Wikipedia

  • Packraft — and trail boat are colloquial terms for a small, portable inflatable boat designed for use in large and/or natural bodies of water, including technical whitewater. Packraft history is difficult to trace or verify, as relatively little print… …   Wikipedia

  • Каньонинг — в Скалистых горах, США Каньонинг (англ. Canyoning или Canyoneering)  преодоление каньонов без помощи плавающих средств (лодки, плоты, каное, байдарки и др.) с использованием различной техники преодоления сложного водно скального рельефа …   Википедия

  • canyoning — noun Date: 1991 chiefly British canyoneering …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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