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Canyoning Martinique, the TropiCanyon journal

It starts with a short walk in the rainforest of Martinique, to enter the canyon, the river Mitan (Morne Vert sector);

The team of friends, composed by Sebastian, is complete. Introduction to canyoning for some, and already second canyon for others.

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Everything starts with the descent of a 8 metres steep abseil, which comes after an introduction to abseiling techniques a few minutes earlier in the forest. –

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Then another abseiling spot, next to the waterfall, the team is at its best.

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Friendly atmosphere in the heart of the tropical paradise, that’s also what canyoning Martinique is about. –

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Then, the crossing of a cable and rope handrail to avoid an obstacle, everything is fine, the rhythm is smooth.

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Our team of champions discovers another technical obstacle crossing in canyoning, slide. It’s just the beginning…

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Then it is the passage of the famous “mailbox”, a mythical place of the canyon , guaranteed “caving” atmosphere. –

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Another slide, with control of the descent by rope. –

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Here we reached the top of the famous 6metres slide, the majority of the group slides, some others opt for abseiling, anyway, you always have a choice. A great moment for our small team of adventurers.

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That’s also about sharing moments with friends.

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Second to last obstacle, the rift filled by Hurricane Dean in 2007, comfortable right bank abseiling, the team is now much more comfortable on rope. –

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Crossing of the last obstacle, an 8maerial abseiling, with final thrills.

End of the adventure for today, after a short 20min walk in the forest, we are back to the car.

Future project: Canyon Fond Lottiére on the Grand Riviere sector …

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