Author Archives: Chucky

Jumping is a team activity

I reckon jumping is probably one of the top causes of injury when canyoning. Which is a bummer, because jumps are probably my favorite activity in a canyon. I heard of a recent minor incident on a canyon jump, and … Continue reading

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Ryde Falls v3a2II*

Highest drop 25m Public access 4hrs A longish walk to a short canyon; but an ideal spot to practice multi-pitch canyoning before venturing into longer canyons. Dowload the Ryde Falls CanyonTopo drawn up by Grant Prattley.

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We’re pleased to announce the first Canyoning in NZ calendar is available for pre-order now! Order yours now from the Kiwi Canyons shop, for delivery in time for Christmas.

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Little Deep Creek v4a2II

Public access 4hrs A few pitches to 40m or so, with a few wee slides and contrived jumps..  Not very continuous, lots of boulder scrambling. Not really worth repeating. You can take a look at the original topo notes for … Continue reading

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White Creek v4a2II*

Highest drop 50m Public access 4hrs Nice easy half-day canyon trip. Fairly open, granite waterfalls. Low volume, so not many pools. Highlights are a nice 50m waterfall and a jump into the Buller river to finish! First descent: Benoit Gourgues, … Continue reading

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