Category Archives: 3 Star Canyons

Barrack Creek v4a4III***

Highest drop 65m Public access 9h30′ Barrack Creek is a steep, aquatic and vertical alpine descent. Polished rocks, deep green pools, the back to back nature of the waterfalls, and the fantastic end series of rappels makes this a classic … Continue reading

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Major Mayhem Canyon v5a3IV***

Highest drop 95m (60+35 pitches) Public access 5-14hrs (Depending if you start at the middle or the top) Big, exposed waterfalls in the upper section, with a relentless narrow slot canyon below. Lots of delicate logjams! Download the topo for Major … Continue reading

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Wilberhorse Canyon v5a3IV***

Highest drop 110m  (yes, you need 2x 110m ropes!) Private access, permission required (see topo) 8.5-12.5hrs A big alpine canyon, 14 pitches, including a one of 110m. Sustained and exposed, a serious undertaking! Download the Wilberhorse CanyonTopo First descent by Tom … Continue reading

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Cupola Creek v4a5IV***

More info yet to come… First descent by Richard Bramley, Lee den Haan , Adrian Paris and James W Scoltock  January 2018.

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Red Granite Creek v4a4III***

Highest drop 40m Public access 7hrs A fantastic, open granite canyon with big waterfalls and big pools. Jumps galore. Download the CanyonTopo for Red Granite Creek

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