Details of the Non-Professional Program

ICOpro recreational (non-professional) training courses are the best way to start your personal canyoning practice; they will help you gain autonomy/independence in canyons worldwide. Through a safe and responsible practice, you will be able to enjoy canyons with your friends.

Every ICOpro center offers the Canyoneer Initiation course. It offers you basic knowledge to progress in a canyon under supervision of an ICOpro professional. You are taught this short course during your first canyoning descent, increasing your level of confidence and knowledge about the activity.

At the end of the initiation tour/course, you will become certified as ICOpro CAI and you will receive the « ICOpro Canyoneer Card ». You will have access to the free “Canyoneer Initiation Manual” on the ICOpro website.

Following the Canyoneer initiation, you will have the opportunity to continue learning in order to become more autonomous, eventually becoming a Canyoneer Level 3.

ICOpro members who have reached the Canyoneer level 3 status have the possibility to rent canyoning equipment in our ICOpro centers and descend canyons rated as “moderate risk” autonomously.

Should you still wish to be accompanied by an ICOpro Instructor, your Canyoneer card will help them to choose the canyon according to your level.

You will be able take specialized courses such as « Canyoneer Ice » course or « Canyoneer Rescue Team » course. And with enough passion, you will probably aim to becoming a professional through the “Assistant Instructor” or the “Canyoneer Photographer” training courses.

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