Lake Mavis Canyon v4a2IV*

45m|13hr|Public Access
Edwards Valley, Arthurs Pass

Steep alpine canyon, with lots of small to medium pitches.

Lagoon canyon v4a2IV*

Public access
Steep, low volume, alpine canyon, Gorge walk finish
Waimakariri Valley

Rough Creek v5a2III**

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.