Welcome to RANQ!
Join our community of passionate rock climbers in North Queensland. Explore the great outdoors and challenge yourself with our climbing adventures. No experience? No worries! Our friendly members and experienced climbers will guide you every step of the way. Plus, with our affordable membership options, you can enjoy unlimited trips and gear provided!
We make it easy to make climbing part of your life. Choose one of our membership plans. Contact us about more details and payment info.
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To participate in the sport of rock climbing, you don't have to be a super athlete. It is more a sport of technique, grace, and balance rather than one of strength. Many people begin climbing later in life and there are excellent climbers of all ages. Rock climbing is mostly about balance and knowing your body, and how to reposition it in space. You have to be creative when you are rock climbing because you have to adapt to what the rock you are climbing has to offer you. Your legs and feet are your most important tools for getting you up, though your upper body gets a fairly good work out as well.
Great quality routes
Rock climbing is a sport in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls. The goal is to reach the summit of a formation or the endpoint of a usually pre-defined route without falling. Rock climbing is a physically and mentally demanding sport, one that often tests. For many people it is about exploring the natural world around you and finding the strength and perseverance buried deep inside of you.
Successfully accomplishing a sport route
How do you get started in the sport of rock climbing? Well the rock climbing club RANQ is an excellent place to start! We host regular rock climbing and bouldering trip around Townsville, North Queensland, Australia.
"The club makes it easy to get started with rock climbing"
- Luen Warneke
Our clubhouse is located at
193-197 Nathan St, Cranbrook QLD 4814 Australia
and is the starting point for most of our trips.
We'd love to get in touch with you and hear your ideas and questions. We strive to grow and improve constantly, and your feedback is valuable for us.
Inquire about rock climbing in Townsville. Don't be shy, drop us a line!