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Big Wainihinhi via Wainotinoti

Highest drop 75m Public access 8-10hrs This trip has it all. A staunch multi-sport approach. Back-to-back high waterfalls in Wainotinoti. And finally, the jewel in the crown – jumps and whitewater problem solving in the slotted Big Wainihinihi. A big … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Wesley Creek

Placeholder post.. First Descent March 2019. Ashley Stewart, Tom Johns, John Harris, Tom Guy. See more information on Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/ashley.stewart.73744/media_set?set=a.10205486646963269&type=3

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Awapoto Stream

Placeholder post: ” 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, … Continue reading

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