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    Anyone wanna go bouldering in Welsford? A few adventurous souls took the time to traverse the eastern slopes of the Mount Doug massif recently and found ~40 quality boulders! A couple of these have definitely been climbed in the past, but the majority have clearly never been touched.  Granite glacial erratics are apparently in no short supply in […]

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    Rock School Recap

    Sunday September 25th saw Ascent NB hold its first ever Beginner Rock School at Cochrane Lane! The day began windy and chilly but the sun broke through and shone on the 25 participants who braved a windy day at LShape/Joe’s. Students learned their figure8 and how to belay before tackling a few routes. This was followed up by a […]

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    Welsford Rendezvous Roundup

    Despite a last minute scheduling shakeup, the first ever Welsford Rendezvous climbing festival was a resounding success! On Saturday evening, a strong contingent of the New Brunswick climbing community came together on a chilly and fire-less night to celebrate our shared passion.  In attendance were two of the original three pioneers of New Brunswick climbing, Colin Bell […]

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    Welsford Rendezvous – September 24th

    This weekend Ascent NB is holding the inaugural Welsford Rendezvous on Saturday, September 24th, at Cochrane Lane Cliffs, Welsford, NB. The date is quickly approaching and you no doubt want to know more about what is coming up.  Our rain date is October 1 but the weather forecast is now looking good for Saturday! Here’s the schedule […]

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    Beginner Rock School – Sept 25th

    Ascent NB is happy to announce we’ll be holding our first ever Beginner Rock School this Sunday, September 25th, in Welsford! Come learn basic climbing techniques as well as how to belay and rappel safely under the close supervision of experienced rock climbers.  No experience or equipment necessary! This full day event costs $50 for non-members and $30 for […]