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New Director of Training and Assessment

The American Canyoneering Association is very pleased to announce that Steve Szoke of Salt Lake City, Utah will be our official Director of Training and Assessment. His commitment to helping the ACA achieve its goals of having high quality and … Read More

Welcome Jenna Sylvester

Jenna Sylvester   The ACA welcomes Jenna Sylvester as our newest member of the Advisory Committee. Here is a little bit about Jenna where she shares ideas and values that are in strong alignment with the ACA: “I grew up … Read More

ACA’s 2018 Fall GLAR: Guide, Leader, and Aspirant Rondy

The ACA 2018 Fall GLAR – Guide, Leader and Aspirant Rondy is coming! Howdy American Canyoneering Association Guides, Leaders and Aspirants. It’s time again for our Fall gathering!  Another opportunity to share ideas, renew canyon bonds and continue to build … Read More

ACA’s Spring 2018 Guide, Leader, and Aspirant Rondy

Howdy Canyoneers! I hope everyone is well and getting into the fun of Spring “Rondy” Season!!! We wanted to send everyone a quick update on some of the ACA’s latest “happenings.” Pardon me that this is a little late in … Read More

New ACA Committee Members

Elisha Matthys The ACA has added our fourth Advisory Committee Member, Elisha Matthys. She has become not only an experienced canyoneer, but also an active member in the community teaming up in top rated canyons like Kolob and Imlay, becoming … Read More

ACA Goals

At our Fall 2017 Guide/Leader/Aspirant Rendezvous, I asked our group of 17 canyoneers some basic questions about their involvement with the ACA. It was in the form of a questionnaire with the usual stuff like “What do you like about … Read More

Advisory Committee

  As president of the ACA, one of my first objectives is to get help. I wanted to set up an Advisory Committee that could help us establish short-term goals, some longer-term ideals to aim for, and strategies to get … Read More

Rick Green’s Introduction

Rick deals with pounding flow in Ouray CO photo by A. Isassi   Hello ACA Members, my name is Rick Green and I absolutely love canyoneering. After finishing up the Army and College, I opened a small canyoneering guide service … Read More

Welcome to the ACA

Howdy ACA Members and Friends   The 2018 Season is here and it’s time to prepare for some canyoneering fun! My name is Rick Green and I am the current President of our American Canyoneering Association. This week, a hardy … Read More

Featuring Excursions of Escalante

  ACA certified guide/instructor, Rick Green featured in an episode of KSL Outdoors on June 4th, 2015 “It’s an endless opportunity, and the variety is incredible — an adventure every Utahn should try. Located in the small southern Utah town … Read More