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The canyon was called Waterfall Creek, and terminated directly opposite Maruia hot springs. This was the appeal of the canyon, because if it was a good one you could do a winter mission and then jump into the hot pools … Continue reading
Public access 4hrs A few pitches to 40m or so, with a few wee slides and contrived jumps.. Not very continuous, lots of boulder scrambling. Not really worth repeating. You can take a look at the original topo notes for … Continue reading
First visit by Alain Rohr and Bruno Fromento in the early 2000’s Re-visited in Feb 2015 by Jethro Robinson, Dan Clearwater, Rich Tribe, Mal Haskins, and Mike Illingworth One beautiful pitch into the Blue River Gorge, but only steep stacked boulders … Continue reading
Explored by Toine Houtenbos and Richard Bramely on a scouting trip to the Thomas Valley. Lots of boulders, no bedrock. Not worth the visit.