ACA’s Newest Pro Guide!

The American Canyoneering Association would like to congratulate Guillaume Coupier for the successful completion of the ACA’s Pro Guide assessment and certification.  He is the owner-operator of a canyoning guide service in Western Canada (gorgeous canyons) and is a respected … Read More

ACA Sovereign Canyoneer Skills List

  Hello ACA Canyoneers- The formal skills list for the new Sovereign Canyoneer Course is complete and posted on the ACA Website.  Yay!  This new recreational level training program is for our Members who seek a higher level of training … Read More

ACA Certifies Four New Pro Guides

  The ACA is pleased to congratulate Brent McCormick, Andrew Jimenez, Scott Embley and Scott Barlow for the successful completion of their ACA Pro Guide Certification.  Each of them arrived in Mexico completely prepared to learn and grow as leaders, … Read More

Assistant Canyon Leader

  Howdy Team ACA. Hope this note finds all well. This message is to ensure there is no confusion or ambiguity regarding the change from “CL1″ to “Assistant Canyon Leader” title.  Here’s the short and sweet version of the previous … Read More

2022 PHF

  2022 PHF What an extraordinary response to this announcement. It really is devoloping into a very fine and fun event! Based on the enthusiasm, we are going to either expand the numbers of folks able to attend or select … Read More

ACA Leader Program Changes/Adjustments

  Howdy CL1’s- Hoping this note finds you all well.  I wanted to send a message to you as a group, to discuss the change-adjustment to the CL1 title in our ACA Leader Program.  Change can be disruptive and frustrating, … Read More

2021 End of Season & 2022 Season Updates

  The Circle of Trust Grows I want to start off with a huge thank you to all ACA Members, families and friends. It has been on an extraordinary two year adventure for the American Canyoneering Association, one with uncertain … Read More

ACA giving back in Honduras

The ACA just completed a small project to help out a little in Honduras. The area we have been exploring and training in was hit particularly hard by a hurricane (Eta), which compounded the economic challenges they were already experiencing … 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

Comfort Zone

Topick.Hket Ok, so none of us here can read Chinese either. But we do know what this article is about. Our students in Hong Kong are committed to using canyoneering as a vehicle to challenge kids and others to get … Read More

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