The Vacation That Changed My Life: Canyoneering with Outward Bound
Canyoneering Resources and Rates
Rates for Outward Bound's 10-day Southwest Canyoneering XT course start at $1,595 per person and include equipment, instruction, meals, and some transfers. Go to outwardboundwilderness.com.Other Canyoneering Outfitters
- Desert Highlights offers one- to three-day beginner and advanced outings in southern Utah canyons like Robbers Roost, a former Old West hideout for outlaws like Butch Cassidy. Go to deserthighlights.com.
- Zion Adventure Company: In addition to one-day recreational trips in the canyons nearby Zion National Park in Utah, this outfit offers prep classes for self-guided canyoneering. Go to zionadventures.com.
- Iguana Mama: Climb a series of small waterfalls or rappel down a giant one on a half- or full-day adventure in the Dominican Republic. Go to iguanamama.com.
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, October 2006.
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