Ecouges Canyon | Presentation
The Ecouges canyon unfolds into the wild on the low hills of the Vercors massif. Located between Grenoble and Valence, you will go down through a beautiful limestone fault, typical of the region. You will find all you're looking for when canyoning. Indeed, the Ecouges canyon gives you the opportunity to jump in many places at various heights. A few natural slides are found on the way, for those craving a thrill or two. While canyoning in Ecouges, you can also try abseiling, up to 20 meters.
This canyon is ideal to spend a great day with your family or friends. There's a reason why this canyon is considered one of the most beautiful in the Vercors.
How the day goes
Canyoning in the Ecouges
After getting to the meeting point, you’ll receive the equipment and the safety instructions from your kind instructor and you will start the descent with small slides and nice vertical obstacles. The Ecouges canyon will then offer you great jumps and abseiling with splendid waterfalls. Towards the end of the trail, the guide may sometimes install a zip line at the Diaclase passage. It is then time to leave the canyon with a tough ascent to walk back to the vehicles.
Level : intermediate
For canyoning in Écouges, it is recommended to be fit and audacious. This canyon is not the most suitable for beginners lacking a good physical and mental condition. But if you are fit, you will get a chance to have lots of fun, even wether you never did such activity before.
Where is the canyon of Ecouges ?
The Ecouges canyon takes place in the city of St Gervais in the French department Isère. The GPS coordinates are :
45.2017, 5.4814 (decimal degrees)
45°12'06.3"N 5°28'53.1"E (degrees, minutes, seconds)
Car park of the church - City hall of Saint Gervais sur Isère
Take a safety margin when looking at the time given on Google maps or your GPS. As you might not be alone in your group, and out of consideration for the guide and other participants, it is advisable to arrive on time.