Canyoning around the world: Ticino

Ticino Switzerland

Talk to any canyoning guide or enthusiast around the world about where the best canyons are and the name Ticino will always pop up.  Ticino lives up to its reputation with the area boasting over 100 canyons!  Deep carved granite canyons with emerald green cystal clear water and a lot of vertical!

Some of the more famous routes; Lodrino, Iragna or Cresciano in the Riviera; Pontirone and Malvaglia in the Blenio Valley; Giornico in the Leventina Valley; Corippo, Gordevio or Bignasco in the region around Locarno. 

Canyons recommends two operators in the Ticino Area:
Ticino Adventures
Operated by Zack and Fabio, TA has been guiding in Ticino since 2000 and have a huge range of courses on offer from easy half days to full day heli canyoning! Zack used to work at Canyons and is an all round outdoor pro.

Pure Elements
Owned by Thomas Waibel, PE run amazing canyoning trips all over Europe and Ticino is one of their main locations.  One of the main guides Florian is a local from Ticino so you get a very authentic local experience.