BikeHike’s 4 Favorite Canyoneering Destinations Worldwide

Now that you you’ve been briefed on the History of Canyoneering, it’s a good idea to know where it goes down! Both the United States and Canada are blessed with many canyons. This makes the adventure sport very accessible to North Americans looking for a little fun on the weekends. Noteworthy American hotspots include Utah’s Zion National Park, Northern Arizona, …

A Brief History of Canyoneering

While mountaineering is concerned with reaching the top of a mountain, canyoneering is all about getting to the bottom. Known as “canyoning” in Europe, canyoneering involves descending a mountainous canyon just for the fun of it. Although canyoneering is a modern-day adventure sport, it got its origins from the necessity of transportation. As American explorers and settlers navigated across the …