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    Crag Spotlight: McQuirk’s Mountain

    If you haven’t heard the buzz yet you’re behind the times! McQuirk’s Mountain, north of St George, is quickly becoming the most popular crack climbing destination in New Brunswick.  This cliff is truly a gem.  While Cochrane Lane has long been the focus of traditional climbing in New Brunswick, with a few exceptions there really is a […]


    Recap of 2nd AGM

    Hey folks, Ascent NB just had a birthday and celebrated with it’s 2nd annual general meeting. The event was attended by 20 climbers from across the province with a number of important issues and updates discussed. Here’s the quick recap: Ascent NB has reached an agreement with C.F.B. Gagetown for a long-term access agreement that […]

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    Ascent NB is pleased to announce financial support from another strong local business – Fredericton Volkswagen! Many New Brunswick climbers have opted for vehicles from the sleek and efficient Volkswagen line up.  Fredericton VW recognizes this and has decided to give back to the climbing community via donation to Ascent New Brunswick.  This donation will help ensure we continue to cover our insurance costs […]

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    Finally… Ascent NB Swag!!!

    As promised… we got you t-shirts! As a fundraiser we’re hoping to sell out of limited quantities of new Ascent NB official t’s! We’ve got distinct styles for ladies and gentlemen. Both look really sharp and sizes are available in S, M, L. The ladies style is more fitted, with shorter sleeves, and the colour […]

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    Update – Land use agreements

    With the upcoming AGM, many of you likely want to know where Ascent NB stands now with respect to acquiring our first land use agreements. While not yet signed and sealed, we have made significant progress in securing agreements with our largest and most important landowners in the province, J.D. Irving and CFB Gagetown. In the […]