Location - Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Difficulty - Grade 4/5, easy to intermediate
Distance - Approximately 5 km return depending on route taken
Duration - 1.5-3 hours return
Located in the region of Townsville, near Black River and out near Hervey Range at the southern end of the Paluma Range, Mount Black is at an elevation of 410 metres with its counterpart, Notch Peak (146 m), right next to it at its base. Mount Black is located in close proximity to Mount Cataract (721 m) and Mount Kataughal (389 m). The terrain around Mount Black is hilly with mainly green-green deciduous forest growing, the same as Mount Cataract.
Both Mount Black and Notch Peak are on private property and prior permission is needed.