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Barrack Creek v4a3III

This is a placeholder post. There’s more information available on page 288 of the Canyoning in NZ guidebook 

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Waterfall Creek

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

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Little Deep Creek v4a2II

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

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Blue River South Branch

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

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One South of Bob Creek

Explored by Toine Houtenbos and Richard Bramely on a scouting trip to the Thomas Valley. Lots of boulders, no bedrock. Not worth the visit.

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