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ACA L6 / Pro Guide Course & Assessment

May 6 @ 7:00 am - May 11 @ 4:30 pm

ACA L6 / Pro Guide Course & Assessment

The ACA Pro Guide Certification has been an industry standard for many years. As we see rapid growth in the popularity of canyoneering, our dedication to expanding training and assessments at a Professional level has never been greater. Our in depth 6 day assessment encompasses the critical elements of individuals leadership techniques, technical skill sets and environmental “presence”.

Prerequisites are significant, as they should be. This professional level certification validates that you are prepared for the rigors of commercial canyoneering guiding and to show that you are ready to operate among the best.

**Each individual must successfully complete the L5/Canyon Leader Assessment prior to the L6/Pro Canyon Guide Assessment.


Our evolutions in skill building and assessment give those earning the ACA Pro Certification the background to effectively manage commercial tours/groups in a dynamic canyon setting. If you feel that you are ready or would like to learn more, review the our Technical Skills Lists.

*Assessment will encompass ALL skills from the Core, Aspirant, Assistant CL, Canyon Leader, Asst. Pro Guide, Lead Pro Guide Skills Lists. That is the starting point, where it all begins.

**The updated Skills List is available at:

COST: Pro Guide Assessment $1,200 plus 8.45% sales tax.

CONTACT: Amie at or to confirm your space with payment via credit card, Venmo or personal check.


May 6 @ 7:00 am
May 11 @ 4:30 pm


Excursions of Escalante (125 E Main St, Escalante, UT 84726)
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