Oxygen" half-day canyoning trip

50,00

Discover canyoning in the heart of the Atlantic Pyrenees!

 

This half-day canyoning trip will be an opportunity for everyone to discover or rediscover canyoning 1 hour from Pau.

In Ossau valleyWe invite you to discover the Bious canyon under the lake of Bious-Artigues . The formula Oxygen has been designed to make canyoning accessible to all. to as many people as possible, beginners and experts alike. The Bious canyon is the ideal canyon for discover canyoning with complete peace of mind and for young children aged 10 and over.

This canyon descent is particularly popular with children. EVG, EVJF, family outings or between friends ! Walking, swimming, jumps, slides, abseiling down waterfalls will be on the programme.

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Description

Oxygen" half-day canyoning trip

General public
2h30 in the canyon, 4h in total
From age 10 (135 cm and 30 kg minimum)
Laruns / Gabas
From mid-April to early October

Discover canyoning in the heart of the Atlantic Pyrenees!

 

This half-day canyoning trip will be an opportunity for everyone to discover or rediscover canyoning 1 hour from Pau.

In Ossau valleyWe invite you to discover the Bious canyon under the lake of Bious-Artigues . The formula Oxygen has been designed to make canyoning accessible to all. to as many people as possible, beginners and experts alike. The Bious canyon is the ideal canyon for discover canyoning with complete peace of mind and for young children aged 10 and over.

This canyon descent is particularly popular with children. EVG, EVJF, family outings or between friends ! Walking, swimming, jumps, slides, abseiling down waterfalls will be on the programme.

50€

Standard rate

(from 1 to 4 people)

45€

Reduced rate

(for groups of 5 or more and under 18)

The price includes the supervision, the loan of the equipment, the insurance in RC

Advance booking essential

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The activity in detail

General Info

  • Place : Laruns / Gabas 64440 (see map at bottom of page)
  • From mid-April to early OctoberHowever, not all the routes offered in this formula will be feasible from April onwards:
    • in April: the Canceigt
    • in May: Canceigt or Bious
    • from June: Canceigt, Bious or Brousset

The choice of the course will depend on the conditions (water level, weather), the authorizations if necessary, your desires, your previous experience. If you have already done one of them, please let us know.
NB: as all these criteria are not always known in advance, it is not necessarily possible to determine the choice of canyon when booking.

  • 2.5 hour canyon trip (once you are in the water), but it takes about 4 hours in total, including the approach, dressing, preparation, return, etc.
  • Morning: RDV 8.45am or 9.00am in Laruns 64440 (car park of the college, old station, next to the Locaski / Ossau 2884 shop: Google Maps RDV Laruns)
  • Afternoon: usually at 1:30 or 2:00 pm, in Laruns or Gabas (Google Maps RDV Gabas)

Levels / Difficulties

A multi-faceted introductory course that is suitable for everyone: novices or occasional practitioners.

  • Access walk (approach + return) limited to 30 minutes.
  • Progression in the natural river bed is slippery but does not require any skills other than those of mountain hiking.
  • No bag to carry.
  • Jumps from 0 to 7 metres, of simple execution, always optional and easily avoidable.
  • Simple but compulsory abseils, maximum 15 metres.
  • Short swim, calm water, weak current.
  • Limited commitment: effort less than 5 hours (approach + descent + return), escape routes exist.

Framing

The activity is supervised by a qualified canyoning instructorA member of the Ossau valley instructors' office, Aventure Chlorophylle.
Groups of maximum 10 participants per instructor.
We can accommodate up to 8 groups (80 people)

Materials provided

  • 5 mm isothermal neoprene suit in 2 pieces (jacket + overalls)
  • Neoprene socks
  • Equipped harness (lanyards, carabiners, descender)
  • Headset (some with Go Pro attachment)
  • Collective equipment (bags, cans, ropes, etc.)

Please prepare the list of participants with first name, height (=height in cm), weight, shoe size so that we can come to the meeting point with the appropriate equipment.
This list must be sent to us either at the time of registration or at least 48 hours before the outing.

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Departure

In Laruns 64440 (college car park, old station, next to the Locaski shop / Ossau 2884

Need information?

06.28.07.90.22

You must plan for

  • Come to the meeting point with your vehicle: transport to the activity site is not provided, if you are without a car, please let us know beforehand to consider the possibility of carpooling.
  • Sports shoesThe shoes must be lace-up, grippy, and suitable for the activity (wet, supportive, such as trainers, tennis shoes, trail shoes, or light hiking shoes. No water sports shoes).

It is possible to rent special canyoning shoes in Laruns, at the Ossau 2884 shop (5 €): book beforehand on 05.59.05.36.09

  • Don't forget your spare shoes so you can leave with dry feet.
  • Swimming costume, towel.
  • A synthetic sports T-shirt, lycra type or equivalent (optional but recommended)
  • Large plastic bag to pack your wet things when you return.
  • No credit card for payment on site, please bring a cheque, cash (with a deposit if possible), holiday vouchers, ANCV sports vouchers.

Please prepare the list of participants with first name, height (=height in cm), weight, shoe size so that we can come to the meeting point with the appropriate equipment.

This list must be sent to us either at the time of registration or at least 48 hours before the outing.

Legend

  • Canyon
  • Rafting
  • Caving
  • Mountaineering
  • Via Ferrata
  • Via Cordata
  • Climbing
  • MOUNTAIN BIKE
  • Catering Parking

Additional information

Duration

Half day

Level

General public

General Info

  • Place : Laruns / Gabas 64440 (see map at bottom of page)
  • From mid-April to early OctoberHowever, not all the routes offered in this formula will be feasible from April onwards:
    • in April: the Canceigt
    • in May: Canceigt or Bious
    • from June: Canceigt, Bious or Brousset

The choice of the course will depend on the conditions (water level, weather), the authorizations if necessary, your desires, your previous experience. If you have already done one of them, please let us know.
NB: as all these criteria are not always known in advance, it is not necessarily possible to determine the choice of canyon when booking.

  • 2.5 hour canyon trip (once you are in the water), but it takes about 4 hours in total, including the approach, dressing, preparation, return, etc.
  • Morning: RDV 8.45am or 9.00am in Laruns 64440 (car park of the college, old station, next to the Locaski / Ossau 2884 shop: Google Maps RDV Laruns)
  • Afternoon: usually at 1:30 or 2:00 pm, in Laruns or Gabas (Google Maps RDV Gabas)

Levels / Difficulties

A multi-faceted introductory course that is suitable for everyone: novices or occasional practitioners.

  • Access walk (approach + return) limited to 30 minutes.
  • Progression in the natural river bed is slippery but does not require any skills other than those of mountain hiking.
  • No bag to carry.
  • Jumps from 0 to 7 metres, of simple execution, always optional and easily avoidable.
  • Simple but compulsory abseils, maximum 15 metres.
  • Short swim, calm water, weak current.
  • Limited commitment: effort less than 5 hours (approach + descent + return), escape routes exist.

Requirements

  • Be in good physical condition, but not necessarily athletic, limited physical commitment.
  • Know how to swim, be able to put your head under water.
  • Be able to jump 1-2 metres into the water, although all jumps are avoidable.
  • Be able to walk, off-path, for 3 hours, with a moderate gradient.
  • Be able to overcome fear to hang from a rope. No previous experience required.
  • Children from 12 years old (minimum age required for groups, can be lowered to 10 years for families for children at ease in the water and familiar with vertical activities: please contact us).

Framing

The activity is supervised by a qualified canyoning instructorA member of the Ossau valley instructors' office, Aventure Chlorophylle.
Groups of maximum 10 participants per instructor.
We can accommodate up to 8 groups (80 people)

Materials provided

  • 5 mm isothermal neoprene suit in 2 pieces (jacket + overalls)
  • Neoprene socks
  • Equipped harness (lanyards, carabiners, descender)
  • Headset (some with Go Pro attachment)
  • Collective equipment (bags, cans, ropes, etc.)

Please prepare the list of participants with first name, height (=height in cm), weight, shoe size so that we can come to the meeting point with the appropriate equipment.
This list must be sent to us either at the time of registration or at least 48 hours before the outing.

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