Category Archives: 1 Star Canyons

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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Raven Canyon

First descent by Justin Hall, Hamish Castle, Antony Alford, Gabriela Scheufele and Jonathan Carr, March 2019. Photos from the original Facebook post are below;

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Bealey’s Black Canyon

First descent by Grant Prattley, James Abbot, Nola Colie and Victor Mendes, Jan 2019. Topo available from Grant Prattley’s cloud file.

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