Barrack Creek v4a4III***

Highest drop 65m

Public access


Barrack Creek is a steep, aquatic and vertical alpine descent. Polished rocks, deep green pools, the back to back nature of the waterfalls, and the fantastic end series of rappels makes this a classic three-star canyon. Make sure you have suitable experience and a strong team.

Download the latest topo for Barrack Creek by Grant Prattley.

First descent: Chris Harrington and Justin Venable – Mar 2015.
Photos by Nola Collie. 

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  1. Grant Prattley says:

    Our second trip through Barracks. Found much better access. However, no getting around; it’s a long walk.
    All the bolted anchors ex 2019 are in good condition. Almost all of the anchor sling was replaced; however, come prepared with your own.
    The topo has been updated to reflect our experiences combined with another group that has been through recently.
    It’s a great outing, best-experienced mid-summer.

    • Date: 16/1/22
    • Water level: lower than normal
    • Anchor conditions: we did some repairs
    • Group size: 4
    • Time: approach/descent/return (eg: 1hr/4hrs/3mins): 11HRS

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