Location - Bowling Green Bay National Park, Queensland, Australia
Grade - 5, difficult, recommended for experienced bushwalkers only
Distance - ~10 km return, depending on route
Time - 6-10 hours return, depending on route
Elevation gain - ~1,050 m
Both Spring Creek and The Shoulder are located in Bowling Green Bay National Park just south of Townsville, North Queensland. The Shoulder (1,022 m) is located between Mount Elliot and Sharp Elliot and can be approached via Mount Elliot, Hidden Falls, or Spring Creek. A great multi-day circuit could start by going up Double Creek to Sharp Elliot, across to The Shoulder, and then down Spring Creek.
It is best accessed via private property so prior permission is required if taking this route.