- With these "technical cards in your hands", you are able to
get the latest offers on two centres in love with sports and adventures:
Our Company and "The
Association of Professional Guides of Sierra de Guara" (AGPSG).
- "Expediciones", is a pioner of canyoning in Europe. We are proud of
having successfully carried out more than 15,000 tours, and shared our
passion and experience in canyons, establishing our position every year
as the leader in the field.
- The AGPSG considers safety as its number one priority. Thanks to its
professional approach, it is very quickly becoming stronger in this field.
It doesn´t happen by chance, if the training courses that they are
organizing have more and more success. Every year there are dozens of
guides, and speleologists, new and senior probationers, who come to learn
or improve their office or security on canyoning. Our guides have not
lost their enthusiasm in their 17 years of experience. These certificated
specialists in the activities they carry out with maximum safety are,
above all, available to you. It is you who motivate us to search for new
routes, and new sensations.
- 17 years of experience and training are important.
The result: zero accidents.
- Information: There are detailed programmes of each destination available
to you in which you will find a description of the tour and practical
have set up our "base camp" in the province of Huesca, an idilic place
in the heart of Sierra de Guara
It is in the middle of a pine tree forest (3 hectares) where we have created
a family atmosphere. There you will find a restaurant, bar open until
late, meeting point, touristic information, equipment facilities, guides'
office, climbing wall, grocery shop, etc. A parking has been built outside
the camp, in order to preserve peace and quietness. The "base camp" offers
you every comfort including basic facilities for both, men and women (showers,
hot and cold water, WC, etc...according to European Health Regulations),
everything with an exotic taste and adapted to a natural and adventure
- For nightly accommodation, the "base camp" offers you
a four-person tent with matress´ for every two people. The full
board option includes meals at the restaurant. For the daytime, the
cook will prepare your picnic. For stays out of season, there is a
refuge available with the same sanitary facilities.
- Activities are assured by qualified Spanish and French canyon guides,
who have a perfect knowledge of the places. All the necessary equipment
will be given to you: neopren dress (wet suite), safety harness, etc...and
transport in FWD vehicles is also provided.
By choosing us, you choose safety, expertise and comfort
for your stay. The MOST in CANYONING.
Canyoning programme – for persons without sportiv
experience – for individuals or groups – from Saturday to Saturday
– full-board in owned structures – including all tecnical equipment,
neoprensuits, individual assistant insurance and C.R., taxes – transports
at the site and go and return Sierra-Pau – maximum groupes of 12 persons
– professional guides of A.G.P.S.G.
Canyons & Ravines: From
Saturday to Saturday
For exclusive groupes, minimum 6 people, dates to agree
the whole year on.
- The Sierra de Guara- origin of
canyoning -is a region located in an area 80 Km. south of the Pyrenees, in
the province of Huesca.
It hash more than 70 canyons of different levels over a range of 20 Km. and
they are undoubtly the reference for every good expert in this field.
Going through the canyons, gorges and scenaries is
a wonderful experience.
- Our expedition starts at Pau's station,
on a marvelous one-day trip and it will lead you to discover the French and
Spanish Pyrenees; the former are green while the latter are nearly desert.
Quite often the clouds over the French side disappear miraculously from the
the "Col de Pourtalet" and appear in the Spanish heat.
- From the second to the seventh daytrip,
our group will walk on foot through a gorgeous land full of mystic names (and
less anchorite ones) which remain as hermits in ruins, haunted ghosts at the
This damned-land feeling, this huge desolation is stressed now by the presence
of abandoned farmhouses, cottages, dry stones and tiled roofs.
In order to reach the trails that lead to the canyons, we will often use four-wheel-drive
vehicles (FWDV), avoiding walking on the burning asphalt under the soorching
sun. Every day we will go down the canyons, which are several hundred meters
deep, made of calcareous rocks. Then, we will go along the canyons' routes
which have been eroded by water over the centuries.
pools, chaos, caverns, narrow streams places where the sun does not touch
the water; a crazy world that could seem inspirated by Gaudí; we will
discover it as we swim, climb, while we let the water take us down slides.
strong sensations will bring up our own possibilities.
Sometimes, a cascade or a difficult passage will require rappeling; at this
point we will set up ropes and this way, we will be able to jump while being
comfortably tied by our safety harness and then we will go down with the help
of a mechanical device. This technique, which is extremely easy, will be previously
Contrary to the morning walking habits,
in Sierra de Guara we will begin later in the morning so the sun has already
warmed up the crystalline waters. Frequently, we will wear neoprene clothes
wet suits to feel more comfortable.
- Groups can consist of variety and experiencie
. Healthy teenager, adults or youngstess whith much or little experiencie
of mountains activities can take part.
Our goal is to share with you our love
of nature, giving you a full guarantee of an exceptional adventure with full
Stays and technical organization will
be guaranteed by mountain professionals who work as guides, lifeguards, climbing
and skiing coaches the whole year. They are highly experienced on mountain
activities as well as on expeditions all over the world.
1. DAY: We will meet at Pau station at
Transportation by taxi or minibus to the place where we will be staying.
Once we arrive to Sierra de Guara natural reservation we will settle at the
organization's base camp.
In the evening we will have dinner at the camp's restaurant.
Those who come with their own vehicle will meet at our Camping in the province
2. to 7. DAY: The excursions around Sierra de Guara, the route and the
choice on the canyons will be managed by the guide in charge, taking into account
weather conditions and the participants' level of ability.
8. DAY: Breakfast
and return to Pau (arrival around 16h.).
OF INTEREST: There will not be any housework;
dinner will be served at the camp's restaurant.
Light equipment; there will not be any walking on the burning asphalt. A vehicle
intended for rough lands will take us to the starting point.
Discovery of an amazing world next to France.
be able to swim 100 meters with no difficulty!
One big bag with no metall frame, one small bag for every day (any type!),
sleeping bag, pocket torchlight, two pairs of sport shoes (tennis type) with
shoe strings (walking in the water!), long trousers, old shorts, thin shirts,
one thick pullover, swimming costumes, one thin raincoat, sun hat, sun glasses,
knife, water bottle, sun lotion, anti-insect lotion, first-aid kit, one airtight
bag or box for your camera (clothes and bag better to be old).
and sunny. Chilly nights, storms may occur.
GROUPS: 12 persons maximum
(minimum age: 12). At certain times departures are guaranteed for groups of
1 person to 12.
REQUIREMENTS: I.D. card or valid passport.
TECHNICAL ORGANIZATION OF THE CENTRE:
- A Spanish guide (speaking English, French or German) will drive the vehicle
(minibus or Land-Rover) and he will organize the whole stay.
Nightly accommodation is provided in a four-person tent (igloo type) for every
two persons, in a base camp entirely made of wood; which is located in the heart
of a forest has every comfort that you need: showers, bar, restaurant, climbing
- The setting up and the removal of the base camp, cooking and housework will
be done by our staff.
- Walks are neither difficult nor dangerous; most of the time, you'll go by
the canyons' shadow.
In the daytrips that include three to six hours walking, you take a four Kilograms
bag (with lunch, neopren clothes, personal items); a little more in case of
having to bivouac.
Transportation from Pau to Sierra de Guara and back. All the transports on the
site, either by taxi or FWDV.
A Spanish guide (speaking English, French or German).
Full board, except for drinks and personal expenses.
You will be provided with the all the equipment: Climbing set (safety harness,
ropes, etc.), combinated neoprene clothes (Monoshorts type), a four-person tent
for every two persons, air beds (Karimat type), cooking items.
* APRIL 12 & 19, MAY 24, JUNE 7.
From JUNE 14 to SEPTEMBER 27 guaranteed with a minimum of 2
(*) Mentioned dates with a minimum group of 6 people. For exclusive
groups, minimum 6 people, during the whole year. Dates to agree.
RATE CAŅONES & BARRANCOS: 400 Euros