VIDEO: Karangarua River first descent

By Australian Geographic Adventure 17 February 2016
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The North Face Adventure Grant 2015 Expedition

WATCH NEW ZEALAND white-water kayaker Jordan Searle and expedition team members Ari Walker, Barny Young and David Bain navigate through the first descent of the Karangarua River on the west coast of New Zealand with the tracking support of Taylor Weston.

The river flows northwest from the Southern Alps, entering the Tasman Sea 80km northeast of Haast. The expedition involved two days of scouting and four days to complete the First Descent.

This expedition was supported by The North Face Adventure Grant 2015. The North Face and Australian Geographic Adventure are proud to assist Australian and New Zealand adventurers in achieving their dream expeditions.

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