Powder Flask Canyon v5a3IV***

45m | 6.5-10.5hrs | Public access
Helicopter approach
Makarora Valley, Aspiring

Low water, beautiful rock & pools with lots of jumps. Exit via high flow Fish River.

Cupola Creek v4a5IV***

15m (2×20 & throwbag)
12.5hrs
Public access
Travers Valley, Nelson Lakes NP

Magnificent slot canyon with bullet hard rock.

Ore Stream v4a5IV***

31m (2x60m)
5-6hr
Public access

One of the highest flow canyons in the Haast pass area. Steep, rough, technical, dangerous and beautiful.

Wilberhorse Canyon v5a3IV***

Required Rope:  1x110m and another 110m of rope. 
Private access, permission required (see topo)
8.5-12.5hrs

Tawhiuau v4a2IV**

80m
10-12hrs
Public access

700m of descent makes this one of the biggest trips in the North Island. A solid 3hr approach up a steep but well marked track and a “mini canyon ” (2 pitches) entry to the main river. Big waterfalls, Hanging re belays and wide expansive views.

Mathers Creek v4a4III***

28m
6-7hrs
Public access

Plenty of variety: high jumps, low technical jumps, perfect slides, back to back absiels and beautiful narrows.

Edwards River v3a4IV***

42m (rebelay allows 30m pitch)
Public access
8hr30min

6 pitches down a main river gorge with high flows, big jumps and challenging swims.

Wesley Creek v5a3IV***

124 m (2 x 70 m ropes)
10 hours (5 hours up 5 hours down)
Public Access

Steep alpine canyon, with large multip-pitch rappels.

Red Granite Creek v4a4III***

40m
7hrs
Public access.

A fantastic, open granite canyon with big waterfalls and big pools. Jumps galore into west coast coca-cola coloured pools. 

Green Gully Creek v4a3III**

2x60m
A whole day, including 4WD approach
Private land: permission required

Beautiful 4WD approach, a thick scrub bash approach and a great, consistent canyon. Lots of medium jumps and slide and good absiels.