Hack Canyon v4a2III*

35m | 5hrs | Public Access

Some great pitches in the flow, of a neat canyon.

Lewis Pass Area

Sylvia Falls v3a3I*

Highest drop  17m
1hr round trip
Public access

Very short, mostly horizontal gorge with a very beautiful final waterfall.

Waterfall Creek

The canyon was called Waterfall Creek, and terminated directly opposite Maruia hot springs. This was the appeal of the canyon, because if it was a good one you could do a winter mission and then jump into the hot pools at the end! Anyway, it was a three hour slog up the true left side…

Waterfall Creek

There is only 1 major waterfall (which is marked) Otherwise, it is just an open stream. Not worth the effort of accessing it! Download research sheet for Waterfall Creek – Maruia