Canyoning at La Molina gorge in Picos de Europa National Park
Canyoning at La Molina gorge in Picos de Europa National Park

Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Intermediate
  • Spoken languages
    Spanish, English
  • Duration
    1 half day
  • Opening seasons:
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Activity description

A nature trail in the heart of the Picos de Europa, explore La Molina on this canyoning excursion in Asturias.

Unleash your wild side in one of Spain’s most special national parks on this all-action canyoning adventure in La Molina gorge! Nestled in the heart of the Picos de Europa – jump, scramble, climb and slide through this unique ravine in Asturias.

Location
La Molina is located in Picos de Europa National Park in Asturias. Part of the Cares Valley, this level II canyon is located close to the activity base in Arriondas (17 Km from Cangas de Onís) and is accessed on foot to reach the high channel of the river.

Activity
Meet your mountain guide at the activity base in Arriondas for this canyoning excursion in La Molina gorge. A half day excursion suited to adventurous beginners, this trail explores deep into the heart of Picos de Europa National Park. A 10-minute walk to reach the canyon, follow your guide as you navigate walls, steps, slides, white water and ravines – learning how to rappel down waterfalls, jump into freshwater pools and use natural toboggans to reach deeper into the gorge! An all-action day out that guarantees to push your limits and endurance, work as a team to tackle the highs and lows of La Molina – returning on foot to your transport, where you will be shuttled back to the activity base for a hot shower and light refreshments.

Conditions
La Molina is considered a category II canyon (250m) with multiple jumps, slides and rappels suitable for total beginners and confident swimmers. The full duration in the canyon is between 3 ½ and 4 hours.
Rappel: 7m
Jumps: 5m
Slides: 8m
Swim: 10m

minimum 12 y/o
Starting time: 9:30 am,
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically reimbursed for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% reimbursement

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No reimbursements will be effected
Activity requirements

Activity suitable for people over 12 years of age or with a minimum height of 1.40 meters.

All participants must know how to swim

Special terms

Please note - The activity is with a Spanish speaking guide. 

Subject to weather restrictions

Included
  • Guide
  • Return Transport
  • Harness/Helmet/ Wetsuit/Booties
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Spare Change of Clothes
  • Suitable footwear
  • Swimwear/Towel
  • GoPro/Camera
Meeting point
Carretera de Arriondas – Cangas de Onis, N-625, Km 162, 33540 Arriondas, Asturias, Spain Get directions
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