Giant Gate Falls v5a5III**

Access up the true right, to a short but spectacular canyon on the edge of the Milford Track. A large catchment, very high rainfall an extremely deep canyon make this a very very serious proposition. Giants Gate Topo – quick notes Start @ 200m contour at mouth of canyon 5m DC on TR to shallow…

Sawyer Stream v4a3II**

42m | 3hrs | Public access
Mt Cook, Canterbury

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

Melita Stream v5a4III**

Best approached by kayak across Lake Gunn, walking around is not recommended due to thick forest and swampy ground. Access on the TR. Lots of absiels in powerful flows. Extremely hard rock: serpentine and diorite, so if you’re taking a drill, (which you should) take plenty of spare drill bits and extra batteries!!! First descent…

Red Hut Canyon v4a2III**

40m | 8hrs | Public access
Sustained waterfalls in with long enclosed sections
Hopkins Valley, Canterbury

Lower Tree Trunk Gorge v4a3II**

1x 40m rope | 35mins | Public access
Tongarirro River, Kaimanawa Range

Rap in to explore the end of this infamous kayaking gorge.

Table Creek v4a3VI**

75m | 12hrs+ | Public
Abel Tasman National Park

A canyoning marathon through the center of the Natioanl

Rough Creek v4a2III**

65m (2x70m)
7hrs45min
Public access

Rough Creek is a steep, vertical alpine descent. Its quick access off the avalanche peak track makes this a classic Arthur’s Pass canyon. The canyon features a series of committing and long near back to back pitches with around 350m of descent in half a kilometre.

Muriel Creek v4a4IV**

20m (1x60m + throwbag)
10hr
Public access
Hokitika gorge

Long and physical. A big approach followed by an adventurous canyon with a mix of down climbing, abseils, and jumps.

Minga River v2a3III**

4m
4hrs
Public access
Arthurs Pass

Float, swim, jump and hike in a nicely slotted river gorge. Only one compulsory ‘drop’.

Pudding Hill Stream v4a3IV**

Public access
Steep alpine headwaters, bedrock main gorge, tough walk out!
10hrs round trip
Mt Hutt, Canterbury