Fresh Descents provides custom pure adventure tours using gravity and low environmental impact sports

We live in an area which is under represented in the world of adventure tourism.


Luckily we have world class canyons, skiing, rock climbing, backcountry mountain biking and ever present easterly convective wind. And some of the lowest population density in the scantily populated South Island, there is still the ability to experience true wilderness.

After moving to Southern Canterbury eleven years ago and slowly exploring this vast area, we felt the need to share the hidden gems through seasonal adventure tours in 2014.


To supplement this we started importing high quality adventure sports products from Hyperlite Mountain Gear, Oveja Negra, Ready Heat and Extrawheel.

Natasha Von Klarwill

Director, horse lover and partner. 

Tash has worked in the social service sector for the last 11 years. Aspiring sourdough baker and cycle buddy to Shannon.


Shannon Rye

Director and operator of Fresh Descents. He started work in hospitality age 17, then moved into the professional outdoor industry in 2003. Also works as a ski patroller in winter and freelance outdoor instructor in summer.


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