KATHMANDU: A ten-day long basic canyoning training organized by the Trekking Agencies´ Association (TAAN) concluded in Lamjung on Thursday.
Keshav Pandey, senior vice president of the TAAN, handed over the certificate for the participants upon the completion of the training amid the inauguration program of Lamjung Festival on Friday.
Nepal Canyoning Association (NCA) was the co-organizer of the training which was supported by District Development Committee (DDC) Lamjung and Deep Jyoti Club.
A total of 11 underprivileged youths, mainly from Lamjung as well as a British woman participated in the training. According to the organizers, the course has been designed in such a way that participants will also be able to do dry canyoning.
TAAN organized the training realizing the need for alternative adventure products in major trekking areas where trekking trails are shortening, reads a press release of the TAAN.