Category Archives: 3 Star Canyons

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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Eagle’s Nest v4a3V***

Highest drop 35m  (2x 60m ropes needed, due lack of anchors in one place, requiring a 50m rappel. ) Public access 14hrs A stunning, steep and slotted canyon. It starts high up Mt Earnslaw and continues without pause all the … Continue reading

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