Author Archives: Chucky

Devils Creek v3a2II*

Highest drop 25m Public access 4hrs Varied and scenic waterway with a handful of nice features, separated by plenty of walking. Download the topo for Devil’s Creek by Dave Ryan.

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Taipo Creek v3a1II*

Highest drop 35m (R30 plus DC5m) Public access 3hrs Steep waterfall stream with numerous small – medium abseils concentrated in 500m of streamway. First descent: Dan Padial, Chris Stephenson 18/1/19 Download the topo for Taipo Creek, by Chris Stevenson

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Halpin Creek v4a2III*

Highest drop 75m Public access 8h30′ Halpin Creek is a steep alpine descent. Its scenic approach and descent has impressive views of the peaks and valleys of Arthur’s Pass. The finale is a long, exposed pitch with some sharp rock … Continue reading

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Rough Creek v4a2III**

Highest drop 65m Public access 7h45′ Rough Creek is a steep, vertical alpine descent. Its quick access off the avalanche peak track makes this a classic Arthur’s Pass canyon. The canyon features a series of committing and long near back … Continue reading

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Yards Gully

Descended summer of 2018/19. No further info available, other than it was surprisingly good, with some narrow steep and deep sections. On private land, permission requried.

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