Springboard TreePrint Page
Jim Pattison was a timber feller working in the Strzelecki Ranges in the 1920`s.
Fellers amused themselves by climbing trees in their spare time, chopping a notch in the trunk, slipping in a 6 inch wide spring board , 4 feet apart, returning to the ground for each successive springboard.
Jim Pattision`s record of 165 feet was considered an Australian record the the time.
|Address:||Grand Ridge Road, Gunyah, 3960|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.531389|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
Spring Board Tree, This mountain ash was climbed in 1927 to a height of 163 ft., using 54 boards