Cave Stream v1a2I

Caving! non technical ‘underground gorge walk’
Approx 1 hr and can be done without wetsuits.
Cragieburn, Canterbury

Tim’s Stream v3a2I*

A neat little beginners trip, with limestone scenery, couple of short absiels and easy access!

Cragieburn range, Canterbury

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.

Pudding Hill Stream v4a3IV**

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

Tri Falls Canyon v4a2III*

Highest drop 40m
5-6hrs
Public Access

Descent of a more open tributary of Woolshed Creek, with some nice raps, jumps and slides