Tag Archives: Arthurs Pass

Temple Col Canyon v4a2III*

Highest drop 50m Public access 4h45min Steep and inescapable after the first drop. Some very beautiful waterfalls, very sheer and steep rock walls and views to Mt Rolleston. Escapable by following the creek to the end.. Note: This canyon is … Continue reading

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Pegleg Creek v4a3III*

Highest drop 47m Public access 8.5hrs Pegleg Creek is a big day in a semi-remote alpine canyon. It is mostly bolted but be prepared with natural anchor rigging materials. The upper canyon starts with open waterfalls with easy escapes before … Continue reading

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Twin Creek v5a2III***

Highest drops Upper 35m Middle 40m Lower 70m (55m + 20m pitches) Public access Up to 6.5hrs The top and middle sections of Twin Creek (V4) are reasonably straightforward alpine descents, with well-bolted anchors, good access and plenty of escapes. … Continue reading

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Bridal Veil Creek v4a2II*

This canyon is fully described in the Canyoning in NZ guidebook.

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Sudden Valley / Barrier Falls

Unknown Absiel height. Potential to be quite large (50-60m or greater) Probably 5-6hrs round trip. Public access Significant volume. Download research sheet for Sudden Valley Stream

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