Tourists Take the Plunge

New extreme sports is called canyoneering or canyoning, but some call it crazy.

Extreme Tourists Go Grand Canyoning!

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Abseiling: Abseiling, better known as rappeling in the United States, is another common technique in canyoning. When cliffs are too high or the water is too shallow, jumping isn't possible, so canyoners turn to ropes and harnesses to help them navigate the cliffs safely. Here, canyoning guide Philippe Manghera helps ABC's Wonbo Woo down a short rock wall. (Wonbo Woo/ABC News)
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