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Table of contents

1. Indooroopilly Bridge 10 routes in Crag

Sport and Trad

Long/Lat: 152.973620, -27.506805

Unique Features And Strengths:

Buildering on a stone masonry bridge abutment


Old bolts, old scary looking hangers, chossy top out to a sloping ledge encrusted in pigeon droppings and train brake pad soot. Most of the ground has been concreted below the climbs making falls just that little bit extra daunting. Make sure when topping out you lay flat under the tracks on the sandstone ledge and wait for a train to rocket past about 1m from your head for the full experience.

Access Issues:

The bridge is presumedly owned by the Brisbane City Council and is listed on the Queensland Heritage Register.


These climbs are on the southern abutment of the Albert Bridge, one of four bridges crossing the Brisbane River between the suburbs of Indooroopilly and Chelmer. About 10 minutes southwest of Brisbane's city centre and accessed via Wharf St, Chelmer. For public transport information see TransLink.


Please don't bolt it, leave chalk marks on the wall or attract any attention to yourself. Give way to pedestrians and cyclists, obey all directions from authorities. If asked to leave, politely oblige and leave immediately. Climbing at this crag can lead to being charged with 'Unauthorised High Risk Activity', which involves a court appearance, hefty fines and an unrecorded conviction. Play it smart!

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Spinabiffita

Use same 2 FHs as 'Gummy Bears Arete' but keep to face L of arete.

22 Sport 8m, 2
2 Gummy Bears Arete

Up left most arete past 2 FHs. Finishes with overhung mantle top out.

20 Sport 8m, 2
3 Chip-A-Crazy Move

Up face to R of 'Gummy Bears Arete' on chipped holds. 3 FHs.

23 Sport 8m, 3
4 Parsley

Up arete with BR & FH.

19 Sport 8m, 2
5 Inside Solution

Up dodgy crack.

18 Trad 8m
6 Deceased Solution

Up next arete with 1 BR to protect crux moves near top.

18 Sport 8m, 1
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
7 Lycanthropy Macbre

Short bouldery climb up face to BR.

23 Sport 3m, 1
8 Poison Was My Cure

Arete with high FH.

20 Sport 7m, 1
9 Ummaguma's Layback

Half sandstone / half cement corner to R of 'Poison Was My Cure'.

14 Trad 6m
10 Thirty-One Tries

Cement corner R of 'Ummaguma's Layback'.

16 Trad 5m

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
14 Ummaguma's Layback Trad 6m
16 Thirty-One Tries Trad 5m
18 Deceased Solution Sport 8m, 1
Inside Solution Trad 8m
19 Parsley Sport 8m, 2
20 Gummy Bears Arete Sport 8m, 2
Poison Was My Cure Sport 7m, 1
22 Spinabiffita Sport 8m, 2
23 Chip-A-Crazy Move Sport 8m, 3
Lycanthropy Macbre Sport 3m, 1