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.

Tiny T Canyon v4a2II

47m (2×60)
3h45m
Public access
Arthurs Pass

Low flow side canyon from Temple Basin

Agility Creek v3a2III*

32m
7-8hrs
Public access
Arthurs Pass area

Steep, vertical alpine descent, well worth the walk.

Minga River v2a3III**

4m
4hrs
Public access
Arthurs Pass

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

Bealey Chasm v2a4I*

Public access

Blue pools, slides and jumps in among big rocks in this gorge. A PFD for the swims plus a short rope to aid downclimbing.

Graham Stream v3a2III*

30m (2x35m)
7-8hr
Public access

A steep, vertical alpine descent using mostly natural anchors makes this a classic Arthur’s Pass canyon.

Greyneys Creek v3a2II

20m
Public Access
3hrs

A sizeable walk, a lot of boulder bashing, and 1 waterfall. There are better alternatives in the area.

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.

Twin Creek v5a2III***

35m/40m/70m (2x60m)
3-6hrs
Public access

A long alpine canyon (3 sections), with good access and great views accross to Mt Rolleston.

Temple Col Canyon v4a2III*

50m
4h45min
Public access

Steep and inescapable after the first drop. Some very beautiful waterfalls, very sheer and steep rock walls and views to Mt Rolleston.