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Exploring a gorge by travelling along its water course, climbing waterfalls, sliding down rock slides, traversing deep pools and the occasional jump! Gorge walking, sometimes describes as 'Caving without a roof', has it all. Water, rock excitement and adrenalin! Great for groups, children and Stag and Hen Parties. Learn more about Gorge Walking
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 AllFull Details View on map
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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 AllFull Details View on map
Activities from £15 per person
It's a shore thing!
Activities include Abseiling, Canoeing, Caving, Coasteering, Gorge Walking, Kayaking, Orienteering, Power Boating, Rock Climbing, Sailing and Wind Surfing View AllFull Details View on map
Activities from £14 per person
Min-age from 8 years (8 if unaccompanied)
For the Best Adventure Experience!
Activities include Archery, Bivouac/Camping, Bushcraft, Canoeing, Clay Pigeon shooting, Gorge Walking, Kayaking, Rock Climbing and White Water Rafting View AllFull Details View on map
Activities from £45 per person
Min-age from 6 years (18 if unaccompanied)
Adventure Activities in the heart of Wensleydale for schools and groups
Activities include Abseiling, Archery, Bushcraft, Canoeing, Caving, Gorge Walking, High Ropes, Hill Walking, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Orienteering, Raft Building, Rock Climbing and Zip Wire View AllFull Details View on map
Activities from £12.50 per person
Min-age from 8 years (18 if unaccompanied)
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...more