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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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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Scottsburn Canyon v1a2I*

There is more information on this canyon available, but I’ve not had time to process it. This page is a ‘place holder’ designed to indicate the canyon has been descended. More info will be posted once I get round to … Continue reading

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