Mathews Stream v6a4V**

45m (2×50)
14hrs
Public Access

Very long, steep, committing mountain stream with some nice narrows. A significant undertaking.

Woolshed Creek v3a3III**

15m
5hrs
Public access

A relatively benign sustained aquatic slot with a few nice short rappels and a couple of fun slides and jumps.

Holts Creek v4a4IV**

40m
11-12hrs

Holts Creek is a big day in a remote alpine canyon. It is bolted but come with natural anchor rigging materials. The upper canyon starts with pool drop waterfalls. The only escape is a scree mid-canyon before giving way to enclosed steep walls. On the way down make sure to look back up the canyon at the spectacular series of waterfalls.

California Dreaming v4a2II**

40m
3hrs
Private land: access permission required.

A very pretty, low flow granite canyon with some stunning big rappels. A great beginners/intermediate half day out. Can be combined with neighbouring Fred’s canyon.

Surly Creek v4a3III**

30m
Adventure canyon
Public access

Pretty good trip but quite a bit of down climbing and boulder hopping.

Sawyer Stream v4a3II**

42m
3hrs
Public access

Short, steep and sustained set of waterfalls through a solid sculpted greywacke.

Kaumira Canyon v3a3II**

20m
3hrs
Public access

One of the classic beginner canyons of the Canterbury region. Some nice short/medium pitches, big pools and jumps.

Birch Creek v4a4IV**

17m
11-12hrs
Public access

Wilderness adventure canyon, medium gradient, with a little bit of everything. Normally done with a base camp in the Lower Landsborough Valley.

Raven Canyon v5a2IV**

110m (3x60m)
8.5hrs
Public access

An adventure canyon; multiple rappels, handlines and downclimbs often back to back. Relatively open, steep stream.

College Canyon v3a3III**

30m
Heli access to Forbes Hut
Public land

Plenty of jumps and fun abseils make it a little gem worth getting into and a 5 min walk from the exit of the canyon to Forbes hut make it all to easy.