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Summary

Townsville offers something for everyone.

Description

Townsville is great for close climbing, with most areas within half an hour drive and many different styles of climbing on offer. From the large as life boulders of "Harvey's Marbles" & "Magnetic Island" to the high quality trad and sport climbs of "Mt Stuart" and the 100m multi pitches of "Castle Hill" you will easily find something to suit you.

Access issues

Most areas are free to access to the public, some are closed for short times during the year due to car, bike and running races and other events such as flooding, bush fires or land slides after heavy rain. but they will open again soon after.

Where to stay

Townsville offers many hotels and camping grounds ranging in prices

Ethic

Marking the rock at the start of the climbs used to be the norm, this is now frowned apon

Areas

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Name
Style
Climbs
Ticks
Height
Grades
1
0
50m
431
677
4m
10
230
1,000
31m
11
 Trad,  Sport and other styles
27
47
12m
5

Areas

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Name
Style
Climbs
Ticks
Height
Grades
Mt Stuart Crag
273
1,468
23m
47
11
38
16m
2
5
7
7m
1
 Trad,  Sport and other styles
47
222
25m
6
32
308
14m
3
11
2
14m
2

Areas

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Name
Style
Climbs
Ticks
Height
Grades
Wayside Boulder
1
1
3
3
27m