Steyr is a city which is situated in the federal state of Upper Austria, right on the junction of Steyr and Enns rivers. It is the third largest city in Upper Austria and the 12th most populated. However, the city serves an exquisite spot in Gesause National Park, at 91 km/56 mi in the southwest of Steyr, in the Styria State, ideal destination for canyoning.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Canyoning in Vall de Nuria, Girona, Catalonia Spain
Vall de Nuria (The Valley of Núria) is a south opening valley. It is coming down from the crest of the Pyrenees within the municipality of Queralbs, province of Girona. According to legends, Saint Giles hid in a nearby cave a holy image of the Virgin. Vall de Nuria ski resort is accessible by the rack railway, or by foot. Temperatures vary from 8°C/46.40°F to 24°C/75.20°F with January being the coldest month and July the warmest.
Lowest altitude is at 1964 m/6443 ft and the highest is at 2252 m/7388 ft. Canyoning is traveling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include other outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling (rappelling), or swimming.
From Vall de Nuria ski resort, you can begin your canyoning adventure to the nearby mountain area very easy. Vall de Nuria is the ideal spot for wild life lovers. It hosts plenty of waterfalls, lakes, caves and hillsides to explore. Nuria river is a great place to launch your adventure. Be careful of big water flows during winter.
At the resort, you can find a variety of services like picnic zones, children play park area, exhibitions, sanctuary, auditorium, restaurants and cafes. You can hire your equipment from nearby stores.