Tree climbers stumped

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Diamond Tree
Camera IconDiamond Tree Credit: Parks and Wildlife

If you haven’t climbed Diamond Tree in the South West, south of Manjimup you've now missed your chance!

Parks and Wildlife announced the popular climbing tree is no longer open to climb.

In a Facebook post today, they said a recent routine inspection showed Diamond Tree was no longer structurally sound for climbing.

"In the interest of public safety, it has been closed."

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Diamond tree was pegged in 1940 and has since become a popular attraction for those brave enough to climb the 49 metres to the lookout cabin.

If you’re still keen for a climb, the nearby Gloucester Tree at 58 metres and Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree are still open.

The Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree is a 75m tall karri tree which was pegged for climbing to celebrate Australia's bicentenary in 1988.

Both have been assessed and deemed safe to climb.

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