Author Archives: Chucky

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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Green Island Bush Canyon

Canyon is on private land, permission required from Dingle Burn Station. First descent by Peter Choate, Kaden Anderson, Taylor Redd, Derek Steffens (and maybe others) February 2019.

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Canyon Creek, the upper section

First explorations by Toine Houtenbos, Alain Rohr, Peter Choate, Kaden Anderson, March 2019

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