Montmin Canyon Sportive

The Montmin canyon is the most fun descent on the shores of Lake Annecy, this torrent also has its source in the Tournette mountain, the water is very fresh and clear throughout the summer, it is a very aquatic canyon, but where there is a bit of aquatic hiking on certain parts in the bed of the stream, this requires a sure and agile foot… It is a series of small slides and small jumps, really ideal for groups of friends or families of sportsmen. It is important to be in good physical condition before embarking on this unforgettable adventure in the heart of the mountains.
Half day
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Montmin Canyoning

The start of the canyon is via a steep path equipped with a handrail, once this short passage has been crossed, we set foot in the bed of the river, gorges overhung by steep rock walls. We start with slides, jumps and small abseils allowing us to swim in the whitewater of pools of pure water in the middle of a lush alpine forest, we are in a specific and sensitive natural environment, with the greatest respect for the fauna and flora is required.
The setting is truly magnificent with many geological peculiarities: Karst, concretion, resurgences of tuff, faults, and caves.
The first part of this canyon descent allows a gentle warm-up to familiarize yourself with whitewater, we pass through caves, siphons and waterfalls, a good way to experience the sensations.
The second part becomes much more sporty and interesting for adrenaline and thrill-seekers, with jumps between 2 and 7 meters in height for the more daring, fortunately the jumps are optional and it is possible to abseil with the using the rope through your harness.
Many guided abseils, very playful jumps and slides allow us to go from basin to cooking pot while fully enjoying the joys of whitewater swimming in this canyon.
For the return, it is about 15 minutes of ascent on a hiking trail that will allow us to reach the parking lot.
The qualified canyoning guides and instructors are all state certified, they have all the necessary equipment for rescue and organization of the canyon descent, they will be there to advise you and make you discover the activity smoothly and in the good atmosphere in a small group, you will have a good time in complete safety.
Do not hesitate to do this canyon after a beautiful morning of climbing, via ferrata or paragliding on one of the many nearby sites.

Other canyons to discover:

  • La cascade d'Angon
  • le Pont Diable
  • Angon découverte


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Montmin Canyon Sportive

The price includes
The price is per participant
Price includes framing by a state-licensed Canyon Guide or Monitor.
The loan of suits, harnesses, helmets and socks in neoprene.
3 participants minimum / guide
6 participants maximum/guide
The price doesn't include
Transport to Canyon
Food and drinks
shoes and swimwear
To canyoning, you must have a minimum of physical condition, be able to walk in rough terrain for 3 hours, know how to swim and put your head under water, not recommended for beginners.
The activity can be practiced from 12 years old on condition of being accompanied by an adult.
Please bring your swimsuit, bath towel and benches or sports shoes
No "Crocs" shoes or "sandals
Journey time: it takes half a day or a minimum of 3 hours for canyoning practitioners in good condition
Provided equipment
Equipment provided the water temperature is 10 ° c, you will be equipped with a 5 mm neoprene suit and 3 mm thick neoprene socks to guarantee you better comfort in cold water, a harness, a helmet, a lanyard and a descender.
The approach walk to reach the start of this canyon is 5 minutes, it is a steep path equipped with a handrail, it is advisable not to see the vertigo, because there are small cliffs of a few meters high to abseil
favorable period
The favorable period is from June to September, with the snowmelt on the Tournette massif and the nearby sources of the canyon are never dry.
All our gears are treated with disinfectant after each use
Group Size
Small small groups (8 participants maximum) for more comfort and pleasure, share a unique moment in an atmosphere of discovery of nature
Approach: 10 minutes
Return parking: 15 minutes
Gradient: 200 m
Length 1.2 km
Jump: 9
Slide: 3
Reminders: 6

Activities guides Montmin Canyon Sportive

Jérémy Janody
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Jérémy Janody

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Rémi Riquet
Rock climbing
Ski Touring
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Ice Climbing
Security training
Ski Freeride
Rémi Riquet

Mountain Guide

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