Tag Archives: Top of the South

Awapoto Stream

Placeholder post: ” Awapoto Stream (Chris W, Toine H, Mark C, Richard B) – likely the final first D in Abel Tas. A high-quality canyon, although access is long. Will write up the topo one of these days” Richard Bramley, … Continue reading

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Devils Creek v3a2II*

Highest drop 25m Public access 4hrs Varied and scenic waterway with a handful of nice features, separated by plenty of walking. Download the topo for Devil’s Creek by Dave Ryan.

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Taipo Creek v3a1II*

Highest drop 35m (R30 plus DC5m) Public access 3hrs Steep waterfall stream with numerous small – medium abseils concentrated in 500m of streamway. First descent: Dan Padial, Chris Stephenson 18/1/19 Download the topo for Taipo Creek, by Chris Stevenson

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Cupola Creek v4a5IV***

More info yet to come… First descent by Richard Bramley, Lee den Haan , Adrian Paris and James W Scoltock  January 2018.

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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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