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About Serpent:

Small volcanic sport crag tucked away in behind the Sunshine Coast. Unlike most of SE Queensland's crags, this place actually has a few steep juggy routes and some nice pockets. The main wall has several stalictie features which makes the climbing technical and interesting. The crag really shines in the grade 22+ catagory with several excellent routes on the abtly named Shotgun Wall. It's spray of pockets guarentees some good climbing. Most routes are protected by new stainless bolts with hangers, but occasionaly you might need to place the odd wire or cam.
Nearest town or city: Brisbane
Directions: The area is located about 140km north Brisbane in the Blackhall Range. Take the Kenilworth turnoff (marked Tourist Drive 22) left and follow the road for 22km to the Gheerulla State Forest. Turn left onto Sam Kelly Road (dirt). To park for climbing, stop at about 1.7km at the large red gum with an old survey marker carved into it. Park in the small area just before the tree on your right, facing the direction you drove in (hard to see).    The walk should take around 15-25 minutes depending on fitness level. Follow the track which crosses the creek and leads to an intersection of walking track and motorbike track. Go straight ahead and follow a vague track leading leftwards until you reach another intersection. Turn right and walk along a dirt road for approximately 100m until you see a large fallen tree with a prominent saw-cut end facing you. Turn left and march off the road, up a steep incline on a vague track. When you reach the ridge, turn right and follow the ridge up to Serpent.
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Camping: Free
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