Rouannette Canyon

Adventure Family
9 yo+

In the Champsaur valley, near Gap and Orcières, the Rouanne d’Ancelle torrent offers a canyon that’s as aerial as it is refreshing. Several abseils, small slides and a single jump: an ideal canyoning site for adventurous families.


Looking for an unusual activity in the Champsaur near Gap or Orcières?

Discover canyoning at Ancelle, on the Rouannette site. A canyon that offers great thrills while remaining accessible to families.

If you’re lucky, you may hear and see marmots and other inhabitants of the valley.

You may even be greeted by a chamois.


  • Location: Ancelle (Hautes Alpes).
  • From : 9 years.
  • Duration: 1h30 in the water (allow half a day)
  • Approach time: 25 minutes
  • Equipment provided: full neoprene wetsuit, helmet and group equipment.
  • What to bring: swimming costume, sports shoes or hiking boots (which will be wet), energy food (cereal bars, dried fruit, etc.) and a bottle of water.
  • Price: From €48 for the classic route, individual price (other prices or special requests on request).
  • Please note that a complete version of this canyon is available.

Difficulty: Ideal for discovering canyoning with the whole family, with jumps, abseils and slides.

  • Small water flow.
  • Rappel: 10 metres.
  • Slides: 10 metres.
  • Jumps: 4 metres (not compulsory)

Additional information




Adventure Family

Activity location

  • Activity available from June to September.
  • Schedules are subject to availability.
  • You can indicate your preference when making an appointment.
  • You will then receive full details of your activity (address, contact details and practical information).
  • In the event of cancellation due to weather conditions, the activity will simply be postponed or cancelled.
  • Bring your sports shoes, a backpack with water bottle and a snack.
  • You’ll meet the guide and other participants at the specified location (see map provided): our BE instructor will welcome you and fit you out.
  • All equipment required for the activity will be provided and explained:
    • via ferrata: helmets, harnesses, dynamic lanyards
    • canyoning: neoprene wetsuits, helmets, harnesses
    • The equipment complies with CE standards and is inspected before each use.
  • The various stages of the activity and safety rules will be explained to you before you set off (briefing).