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Castle Hill

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Summary

100m main walls

Description

Perfect location in the middle of the city. Bouldering, Sport climbs & Multi pitches Castle Hill offers something for all styles of climbing. The Castle Hill Reserve is managed by Townsville City Council.

The latest guidebook, Townsville Climbing 2020 Edition, covers Castle Hill and is available at Climbing Anchors.

Castle Hill has some of the earliest rock climbing history in Townsville.

Access issues

No access issues

Approach

Drive to the top and walk down or start at the bottom and follow the trails up.

(-19.258485, 146.803359) (-19.254368, 146.803668)

Where to stay

NO CAMPING ON CASTLE HILL

Ethic

Be careful of loose rock and of people walking on the trails below the climbs.

History

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Climbers have been drawn to Castle Hill for many years. It is not known when climbing first started here.

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