Cross the canyon

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Build a means of transporting equipment over an imaginary canyon.


6 x pioneering poles.
6 x lashing ropes.
1 x pully wheel.
1x long rope (2 x required length).
1x long rope (long enough to cross the gap and be secured)
4 x wooden tent pegs
1 x hook
Some equipment to be transported.


The Team has come to an imaginary 400ft deep canyon. There is a bridge but it is very old and unstable, it will only take the weight of one person not carrying any equipment. The team has to build a means of transporting their equipment across the canyon using only the equipment provided.


  • pioneering
  • team building
  • Team-building activities

Badge Links

  • Pioneer - Block and tackle
  • Pioneer - Knots
  • Pioneer - Lashings
  • Pioneer - Lead