The Rabou is a very nice beginners canyon located just above the Gap.
He is not very long, but instead has everything a nice canyon must have: crystal clear water, jumps, abseiling and slides. This is an ideal canyon for the first time to come into contact with this adventurous sport. By not this trip is too long a time very suitable for families with children (from 10 year).
Praktische informatie Canyon Rabou
- cost: 45 per person.
- Expensive: 1½ uur canyoningen. More 15 minute run and a half hour walk back.
- Minimum age: 10 year.
- Preferences: A moderate level of fitness and be able to swim.
- Material provided by us: Neopreen pak (pants & them), neoprene socks, helmet and seatbelt.
- Materials to bring with you: Sneakers (no sandals or surf shoes), snack (energiereep) and water, swimwear + towel.
What does a day in the Rabou out?
We meet at the appointed place (either the car park under, either above). Here we share the material and are already doing the neoprene suits, belt and helmet. We need only 15 minutes to walk down to the start of the canyon through a shady forest.
The canyon begins equally spectacular with a steep slide 7 meter that we can descend several times. Then, a new slide which launches us into a deep pool where we can make several jumps (2 to 5 meter). Equal after a small slide and jump and we go for a walk through the canyon before we find a beautiful new slide.
On the other side, we can make even more beautiful jumps into a huge pool. We walk and swim a bit and come almost at the end of this beautiful canyon beginners. A small slide and a jump from 2 do we arrive at the last meter waterfall and the spectacular, an abseil 15 meter! All this in a fantastic setting and crystal clear water.
Waar ligt de canyon?
This canyon is below the village near Rabou Gap. Let op, In the morning we speak 09:30 down in the valley. Doing afternoon this canyon we speak up next to the canyon 13:30 of!
You drive from Veynes seen on the D994 towards Gap. In the village of La Roche des Arnauds you park in the center of the village on the left just before you have driven over a bridge. The parking lot is behind a stained wooden bus shelter. Here your guide awaits you.
The parking coordinates: Long: 5º57’ 22.53” E Lat: 44º33’ 41.14” N
You drive from Veynes seen on the D994 towards Gap. In the village of La Roche des Arnauds turn immediately left if you're a bridge passed (signpost Rabou) the D513 up. Follow this road until you see signs Rabou left a large T-junction, It is the D503. You drive a little further up the road before then descend through the forest. From the highest point, it is still 1 km drive to the car park which is at the end of a straight section on the left. There is an information board here. Here your guide awaits you.
The parking coordinates: Long: 6º00’ 02.52” E Lat: 44º34’ 20.37” N