White Rock Conservation Area All bouldering

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Summary

Varied bouldering on rough sandstone.

Description

People have been bouldering at White Rock conservation park for the at least the last 30 years. The park covers a huge area with a multitude of areas scattered throughout. Lots of the areas can be accessed by a mountain bike. On a bike the half hour walk to White Rock is reduced to about 10 minutes!

Development so far, has mostly been concentrated on the area before White Rock. This park still has a huge amount of potential and undiscovered areas. So get out there brushing!

Research so far:

A mud map and some routes:

http://www.climb.org.au/index.php?page_id=10&action=crag&crag_id=233

Mentions:

http://www.neilshaulbag.com/guides/qld_bouldering/redbank.html

http://queenslandclimbing.yuku.com/topic/6154/More-videos

pics:

http://www.pbase.com/simon_vos/redbank_plains&page=all

http://www.jottie.com.au/bouldering/Redbank300705/index.html

Videos

https://vimeo.com/30519866

Access issues

Be aware that there is a rare plant that calls the boulders we climb home. It is in our interest to accommodate it. More details can be found on the ACAQ web site:

http://www.qldclimb.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/White-Rock-Rare-Plant-Notice-4Sep13.pdf

Approach

'White Rock Conservation Area' is in the suburb of Redbank Plains, half an hour or so southwest of 'Brisbane'. Driving west along the Ipswich Motorway from 'Brisbane', take the Brisbane Rd exit. Follow the signs to Redbank Plains, driving along Brisbane Rd, Queen St and then Redbank Plains Rd. Keep following Redbank Plains Rd through a couple of intersections before turning left into School Rd. Follow the road to its end, the last section being dirt, and park in the Paperbark Flats picnic area carpark at the northern end of the conservation area. Note that even though the Centenary Highway goes right past the conservation area, there isn't an exit onto School Rd.

Ethic

Redbank is home to some extremely rare plants that call the top of some of our boulders home. If there are logs defining top outs please respect these and avoid trampling anything that isn't grass. For more information check out http://www.qldclimb.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/White-Rock-Rare-Plant-Notice-4Sep13.pdf .

Be mindful of other users, don't leave rubbish or disturb any vegetation. Stick to the established tracks where possible. Do not use steel wire brushes as these will take away the holds.

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Areas

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Name
Style
Climbs
Ticks
Height
Grades
Slab Land Sector
22
3
3m
9
27
31
3m
9
The Bat Cave Boulder
1
1
1
10
5
3m
6
3
2
3m
2
17
52
6m
2
White Rock Feature
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0
0

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