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ACAQ recently wrote to QPWS addressing concerns about their position on safety bolting. QPWS current position puts climbers safety at real risk and for this reason requires an urgent solution. The purpose of the letter was to highlight the need for QPWS to prioritise the development of a Policy on maintenance including broader consultation with the climbing community including the ACAQ. Safety Bolting - QPWS Policy on Rockclimbing - Policy on maintenance. - 16th May 2024
ACAQ recently wrote to QPWS addressing concerns about their position on safety bolting. QPWS current position puts climbers safety at real risk and for this reason requires an urgent solution. The purpose of the letter was to highlight the need for QPWS to prioritise the development of a Policy on maintenance including broader consultation with the climbing community including the ACAQ.
With all the wet weather in recent months, climbers are being impacted by the QPWS policy to close Mt Beerwah for at least 7 days post significant local rainfall. ACAQ recently wrote to QPWS arguing that where such closures occur.... Beerwah rainfall closures - 14th May 2024
With all the wet weather in recent months, climbers are being impacted by the QPWS policy to close Mt Beerwah for at least 7 days post significant local rainfall. ACAQ recently wrote to QPWS arguing that where such closures occur....
ACAQ has been in consultation and negotiations with BCC for several months regarding climber installed u bolts in and at the base of the wall, used for top rope anchors at Kangaroo Point. Kangaroo Point top rope bolting - 10th May 2024
ACAQ has been in consultation and negotiations with BCC for several months regarding climber installed u bolts in and at the base of the wall, used for top rope anchors at Kangaroo Point.
Rangers and Australian Climbing Association Qld (ACAQ) volunteers came together under the QPWS Friends of Parks program to learn about, and undertake, repair work to belay areas for climbers at Mount Ngungun in Glass House Mountains National Park. Mount Ngungun is a very popular climbing spot that provides climbers with a great introduction to outdoor climbing. Repair work to belay areas at Mount Ngungun - 26th April 2024
Rangers and Australian Climbing Association Qld (ACAQ) volunteers came together under the QPWS Friends of Parks program to learn about, and undertake, repair work to belay areas for climbers at Mount Ngungun in Glass House Mountains National Park. Mount Ngungun is a very popular climbing spot that provides climbers with a great introduction to outdoor climbing.
ACAQ Statement on Bolting in National Parks, and potential prosecution - 23rd April 2024
ACAQ are working on behalf of the climbing community to create a workable policy regarding bolting in National Parks, which is more urgent than ever given the current stance and its impact on safety.