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Black Miller Canyon v3a2II*

Highest drop 20m

Public access

1h45m

Black Miller Stream is a short fun canyoning trip which is not difficult in normal flows & so is an excellent trip for experienced canyoners to introduce beginners to the sport or to break up a road trip through Kaikoura with a short diversion.

First descent: 15 November 2019 (Justin Hall, Jonathan Carr, Hamish Castle, Jeff Hall)

Download the topo for Black Miller Canyon. Thanks to Jonathan Carr for the info.

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Raven Canyon v5a2IV**

Highest drop 110m (in two pitches; take 3x 60m ropes)

Public access

8.5hrs

An adventure canyon; multiple rappels, handlines and downclimbs often back to back. Relatively open, steep stream.

Download the topo for Raven Canyon. Thank you to Jonathan Carr for the information.

First descent by Justin Hall, Hamish Castle, Antony Alford, Gabriela Scheufele and Jonathan Carr, March 2019.

Photos from the original Facebook post are below;

I was very skeptical when Justin Hall said he had a potential canyon in the Seaward Kaikouras given the geology.- let…

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Wesley Creek

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First Descent March 2019. Ashley Stewart, Tom Johns, John Harris, Tom Guy.

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Awapoto Stream

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” Awapoto Stream (Chris W, Toine H, Mark C, Richard B) – likely the final first D in Abel Tas. A high-quality canyon, although access is long. Will write up the topo one of these days” Richard Bramley, Mar 2019

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Gordon’s Knob

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Gordons Knob (James Scoltock & crew) – The steep stream off point 1114. Didn’t sound very good (confirming the views of Ferg Bramley’s recee some years ago)

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