Summit of Mt Cordeaux, Main Range, Queensland

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Comments (12)

bluenose11 on February 18, 2012

Hi Ian Stehbens, Nice pic. Hope all is well.

Greetings from Toronto


bdeh on February 18, 2012

Beautiful picture with that blue sky Ian. Greetings Berend

AustralianNomads on February 19, 2012

that is a challenge for climbers and nice for me to look at! Bw Ricky Lu

Ian Stehbens on February 20, 2012

Greetings from Brisbane, Anna. All is well, though we have had wet weather related problems with our internet service lately. Thanks for the appreciation of the image.



Ian Stehbens on February 20, 2012

Greetings Berend. This peak is relatively easy to climb and it is a great vantage point, with Brisbane visible. The summit scrub has become rather thick lately.


Ian Stehbens on February 20, 2012

Yes Ricky, it is a challenge for many, for there is a bit of a ledge walk and some chimney climbing necessary and the scrub on top is rather dense.. but t is well worth the effort.

Warm regards,


Youcef Z on March 3, 2012

Beautiful photo, Like=2, Best wishes.

Ian Stehbens on March 6, 2012

Thank you for your greetings and compliment, Youcef.

Kind regards,


Fritz77 on March 6, 2012

Hi Ian, this is one of my favourite walking areas from when I lived in Brisbane a few years ago. Still a regular visitor to the area as my in-laws live in SE-QLD. Great to see these great pictures of the Main Range and the adjacent Darling Downs area. They really show the beauty of the place. Cheers, Fritz

Ian Stehbens on March 7, 2012

Thanks for your encouragement, Fritz. You just might realize that this photo was taken from the middle of the highway, Fritz! As is often the case after heavy rain, there was reconstruction work going on on the Cunningham Highway that morning. Being early in the morning, as I had earlier been enjoying a photoshoot, there weren't too many vehicles about, so this is the result of finding myself as the only vehicle stopped by the traffic controller. But to be a bit more authentic, I have climbed to the summit of this peak several times, but not that day.


Fritz77 on March 7, 2012

I thought it might have been from the highway. One of the most beautiful in Australia ... I think anyway. On the photo you can't tell, though. Well, at least if you haven't been. It really is an awesome photo that just makes me want to go and climb it again. Love that cristal clear morning sky. Great!

Ian Stehbens on March 7, 2012

Mount Mitchell also deserves some more photography, especially its eastern wall that slices through the basaltic lava flows. Every time I look up at it, especially from the highway I am impressed.

Thanks for sharing in a love for this area, Fritz.


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