Monthly Archives: May 2023

WHEN: June 11th, 2023, 8AM to 3PM. WHERE: Natural crevasses on the Bruce Trail close to Kelso area. The exact location will be communicated to participants prior to the event. DESCRIPTION: Practice crevasse rescue skills in various scenarios including hauling a person out of the crevasse using pulley systems and self-rescue by ascending rope. Roping for the glacier travel will also be reviewed. […]
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There have been some further developments for climbing at Devil’s Glen which have been on the radar for the past year. Once again, Ontario Alliance of Climbers has been monitoring and updating the community on the situation. As it stands, there are signs indicating areas of no rock climbing (within the park). Full details can be found by OAC’s news […]
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WHEN: June 3 @ 2 pm WHERE: Of Rock and Chalk Climbing Gym, 482 Ontario St, Newmarket, ON L3Y 2K7 DESCRIPTION: Rock climbing season is here but don’t let all that dry tooling training go to waste! The ‘season’ end dry tooling competition is on June 3rd at Of Rock and Chalk at 2 pm. Checkout the event organizer’s instagram for full details! […]
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WHEN: June 23-25, 2023 WHERE: Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area (Reservations required) DESCRIPTION: The summer solstice camping, climbing, and hiking weekend at Rattlesnake Point is an opportunity to enjoy some of the longest days of summer. Participants bring their own food, climbing/hiking gear, and camping necessities. MAX PARTICIPANTS: 20, at the trip leader’s discretion. GEAR: Helmet (mandatory), harness, anchor building gear (optional), tent, sleeping bag, camping gear, and […]
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WHEN: Saturday Mornings in June, 8am – 10am WHERE: Stairs located between the South Entrance to the High Park Zoo and Jamie Bell Adventure Playground. Local coffee shop(s) TBD. DESCRIPTION: Heading to the mountains this summer? Perhaps you have a hilly hiking trip planned? Kickstart your weekend with some easy cardio in a social setting. Then we’ll grab coffee and talk about our […]
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The ever-popular Bon Echo 101 returns in a few weeks. Sign up before there are no places left! Also, if you have experience leading at Bon Echo then the 101 weekend needs you. We’ll have new climbers keen to be shown the ropes, and volunteer LEADERS CLIMB FOR FREE on 101 weekends. If you can make it, please contact Rob […]
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