Tag Archives: Canterbury

Ryde Falls v3a2II*

Highest drop 25m Public access 4hrs A longish walk to a short canyon; but an ideal spot to practice multi-pitch canyoning before venturing into longer canyons. Dowload the Ryde Falls CanyonTopo drawn up by Grant Prattley.

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Takahe Stream v5a3IV**

Highest drop 61m (2x50m ropes, hanging re-belays) Private access up the Wilberforce valley. Notes on access in the canyon topo. 5-8hrshrs Some big pitches, with hanging re-belays in a beautiful greywacke canyon. First Descent, Tom Johns and Keiran Chandler, 15 … Continue reading

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Hut Stream v5a3IV**

Highest drop 88m  (Multipitch waterfall with 2x60m ropes) Private access, notes on permission in the topo 8-9hrs A very vertical outing in a remote and spectacular canyon! Thanks to Tom Johns for the information, sketch topo and photographs. Download the Draft … Continue reading

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Upper Twin Creek v4a2III*

Highest drop 50m Public access 5hrs Steep and inescapable after the first drop. Some very beautiful waterfalls, very sheer and steep rock walls and views to Mt Rolleston. First descent by Grant Prattley, Nola Collie and James Abbott 4 Mar … Continue reading

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Lower Twin Creek v4a2III**

Highest drop 55m Public access 4hrs A more vertical continuation of Twin Creek, with a multipitch descent of a 70m waterfall. Download the CanyonTopo: LOWER TWIN v1 2016 CanyonTopo by Grant Prattley Photos by Grant Prattley, Nola Collie and James Abbott … Continue reading

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