Tag Archives: Westland

North Falls Canyon v5a2IV**

Highest drop 80m Public access 6hrs A great vertical, reasonably low flow canyon. The three impressive 80m waterfalls are clearly visible from the road. The canyon is well worth the drive to get there. Download the North Falls Topo First descent: … Continue reading

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Red Granite Creek v4a4III***

Highest drop 40m Public access 7hrs A fantastic, open granite canyon with big waterfalls and big pools. Jumps galore. Download the CanyonTopo for Red Granite Creek

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Backstair Creek v3a3III*

Highest drop 28m Public access Tricky access to a moderate flow, v-shaped canyon with sustained waterfalls. Average to Poor quality rock (schist) and a few big (dangerous) logjams. Download first descent notes Backstair Creek canyon topo feb2016 – By Richard Bramley

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Monkey Puzzle Gorge v2a4III*

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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Jackson’s Canyon v4a3III*

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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