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Author Archives: Chucky
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
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
Highest drop 7m Private land, permission required 1hr30 A very short canyoning trip. It’s very enclosed and scenic, which makes it worthwhile. Medium volume, with short rappels and downclimbs. Easily repeatable in a day. Download the St Ronans Topo
Highest drop 30m Public access 7hrs Steep low volume stream suitable for intermediate canyoners. Lots of rappels, some picturesque. Download the Slippery Nipple Topo
Highest drop 67m Public access 9h30 Medium flow canyon with beautiful steep, clean abseils. Steep sidewalls in most places. Overall a good, challenging vertical canyon. Download the Juicy Falls Topo