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Flinders Peak (limited access) Mostly sport climbing

49 routes in crag
  • Grades: AU
  • Approach time: 45 min
  • Photos: 2
  • Ascents: 395
  • Aka: Secret Cave

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Description

Flinders Peak is a prominent landmark to the south of Ipswich.

The cave is open, but please be aware access is sensitive and if we aren't careful we could lose the privilege again. Please respect the local roads and residents, keep gates closed at all times and do not leave any gear or rubbish in the cave.

© (nmonteith)

Access issues

Please respect the local roads and residents, keep gates closed at all times and do not leave any gear or rubbish in the cave. Tread lightly and stick to the trail on the way to and from the crag.

© (nmonteith)

Approach

Access via Mt Elliott Rd which is off Undulla Rd. Stay on Mt Elliott Rd til you come to a gate. Go through and close it behind you. You eventually come to 2 gates. The right one is clearly someone's house. Take the left gate, drive to the end (Bumpy dirt road) and park somewhere without blocking the Gate or the road. Follow the fire trail for 5 mins, to an intersection with a yellow SFT marker. Turn left (uphill). Soon you arrive at another yellow SFT marker. Left again onto the faint trail. Follow through the trees to a clearing and Head left immediately. You should be able to follow this now well developed trail all the way to the crag without much trouble. At the small gear cave, scramble up the rock just left where the log leans agàinst the wall.

© (nmonteith)

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Routes

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22 ** Stevos frustration Sport 25m, 9

Slab for 3 ring bolts, then follow ring bolts up through Orange huecos moving right at 6 th bolt ring, classic mantle moves. DBB

FA: 2016

2
24 ** Hot To Trot Sport 30m, 7

Slab (2 FH) to ledge. L from ledge up steep wall and arête, moving right from last bolt to tree anchor.

FA: Cate Webb & Kim Carrigan, 2002

3
25 ** Sunshine State Sport 35m, 7

HtT to ledge. R line up orange wall to tree anchor.

FA: Kim Carrigan & Scott Hailstone

4
29 (Open Project) Sport 35m, 8

5m R of SS. Up slab (3 FH ) then roof and overhang.

5
26 * 36 Degrees Sport 35m, 8

From 3rd BR on proj, move R to next line of BR.

FA: Kim Carrigan & Cate Webb, 2002

6
23 * Face It Sport 35m, 8

From 36degrees, follow wall R 30m past overhangs to big black wall. Route diagonals Left up wall.

FA: Kim Carrigan & Cate Webb, 2002

7
21 Boohoo Mixed 35m, 6

Mixed pro bolts and smallish wires. Groove R of FI. Slab to cave and groove above.

FA: Peta Barrett, Kim Carrigan & Scott Hailstone

8
{UK} AU:14 Iron Brew Unknown 15m

FA: Bill Strachan & Ross Ferguson, 2003

9
17 Leaving on a Jet Plane Unknown 20m

FA: Bill Strachan & Ross Ferguson

10
18 Skidding on a Runway Unknown 7m

FA: ross ferguson

11

FA: Guy Pearce & Ross Ferguson

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