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A lovely little area with parking very close nearby (circa 50 metres) that holds a number of excellent problems.
A very compact and easily accessible bouldering with almost every style. A number of problems are recreated and climb like the originals before the fires. The rock quality is quite good for the area.
Note from Justin: Hi - I cleaned up the area post fires in 2008 and 2011. I number of new problems where done during this period that are not in this crag guide. At some point I will get to update the info in this forum or another bouldering guide - after the new guiding guide is published. Cheers.
After you turn onto Laurel Camp Road, you drive for 2.9km continuing straight and passing Old Blackboy Road and Pierces Creek Road to get to Oakey Creek road. Continue forwards and leftish and you'll keep going on a fairly good road with a few bits of shale in it (which also leads towards Tumblers). You will find the parking area which is up the top of a steep road and off to the right you can see some intersecting roads - see topo/photo. Continue directly forward from the parking area as per the photo - you'll cross a small hummock and find a dirt bike track going right around the bouldering area - follow the track until you see the first small boulder ahead and on your left, then head forward just to the left of that boulder about 20 metres on a slightly indistinct trail to the centre of the area.
Park on the Laurel Camp Road 100 meters before the large T intersection and boulder with obvious crack down face. Follow the trail away from the road until you spot the 6m granite boulder through the trees.
There is a bolt on top of the 'Public Enemy' boulder and a rope attached, allowing people to get down without downclimbing (which in some cases could be death defying). The rope's been there for years - you've been warned.
Ethic inherited from Pierce's Creek
A number of problem have been recreated since the fires and to a large extent climb like the original problems.
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