Winter canyoning in warm thermal canyon of Thues les bains
Winter Canyoning: this winter get warm in the canyon of Thues-les-bains
On often equates the practice of canyoning in the beautiful season, to enjoy more the more temperate by the spring or summer sun. But there is also a winter canyoning formula that is practiced in a very special canyon: canyon of hot water of Thues-les-Bains in the Pyrenees is the only canyon powered by a natural source of hot water. Indeed, in this area of the Pyrenees, many springs back in geological faults. The best-known are exploited in thermal Center: St-Thomas, Thuès, Dorres, Llo baths. Other wildest flow into the mountain. The canyon of Thues is part of the latter.
The water remains warm all along the canyon. A must discover between two skiing sessions. The hot water canyon of Thuès les Bains in the Pyrenees is the only canyon supplied from a hot springs which enables you to canyon even when it snows.
Beautiful journey down the canyon between narrow gorges with a tropical atmosphere, everything is vertical with a succession of rappels of up to 35 meters. Previous knowledge of the activity is not required. The monitor will initiate you to rappelling and to different climbing techniques.
– Supervision by Thierry R your professional guide-monitor
– Labelled Quality Sud de France/Quality tourism
– Optional rental of shoes for 2€ (instead of soaking your own)
– Photos or Gopro videos of your descent
Location: In the heart of Conflent, on the RN116 highway between Perpignan and the ski stations of the Catalan Pyrenees (about 30 min/25 km from the Catalan ski stations; 1 h/60 km from Perpignan; 2h40/256 km from Montpellier).