Primarily short steep single pitch sandstone climbing. A lot of the information here is from Lee Cujes qurank guide.

Useful Info: Camping at Glastonbury creek is $6.55/night as of 04/12/18, previously there was a 'pay and display' however this is NO LONGER AVAILABLE and you should book online through the terrible QNPWS online booking system at Gympie has food/alcohol/basic camping supplies but no climbing stores.

First Nations Information

The First Nations people from this area are Gubbi Gubbi/Kabi Kabi.

Brooyar rock shelter holds cultural value to First Nations people as a seasonal hunting location. Significant cultural features are archaeological sites which included stone artefacts, charcoal and bone fragments.

All information collected has been carried out with research, respect and best interest however, we welcome feedback from the community.

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Brooyar is around 20 minutes northwest of Gympie, which is a regional city around 2.5 hours north of Brisbane. The most straightforward access is to take the main highway north from town, take the well signposted turn-off for the Wide Bay Highway (the next town is Kilkivan) then after about 2.85km turn left onto Petersen Road.

Petersen Road turns to dirt after about 1.6km and then begins a meandering path to the crags and camp site. Follow the main road and you should get there fine, the best map of the region shows that the side roads lead to an area labelled 'here be dragons'.

After (very) roughly 2km, you'll come to crest with another well traveled road turn to the right and continuing uphill, follow this to the crags or alternatively going straight ahead takes you towards the wonderful Glastonbury Creek camping area.

If you go straight ahead to the camp ground after about another 1km you'll come to a roughly triangular intersection, turn left for the camp site, straight ahead is an alternative route back to Gympie if you know the way.

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Author(s): Simon Carter

Date: 2018

ISBN: 9780958079068

A few years ago there was basically Frog Buttress and Coolum. Since then there has been more development than Barangaroo and South East Queensland should be on any climbers radar no matter what your style. Except ice climbing, definitely no ice climbing. But over 1250 routes with hard sport, multipitches and quality trad to make a great trip.

Author(s): Jimmy Blackhall & David Jefferson

Date: 2021

ISBN: 9377779499658

Hidden within the ordinary people of Queensland there exists a tight-knit community of scabby knuckles, grazed knees, massive forearms and iron-clad wills. This guidebooks seeks to shed light on this community and blocks of choice with all the information, skills and knowledge to open the door for you to explore all the bouldering that Queensland has to offer.

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