• Memorial Plaque

    Memorial Plaque

    Ascent NB is looking at installing a memorial plaque at the Cochrane lane cliffs for Cory Hall, Don Belliveau  and Ian McDonald.  I am looking for an inspirational poem or saying to install on the plaque along with the names.  If anyone has suggestions please post them here or on Facebook.

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    Crag Improvements

    A number of climbers made the time over the weekend to improve several popular climbing areas.  This is what a vibrant community is all about… climbers making their crags better! At the Hatchery, Shawn B., Denise H., Greg H., and Joe K., put in a day of work to develop a new access trail. This […]

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    Rescue Team

    As part of the agreement with Gagetown, we have to organise and maintain a rescue team.  To that end we are looking for a list of interested volunteers.  As part of the team you will be expected to participate in training exercises and respond to rescue calls (if available).  Being part of a rescue team […]

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    CFB Gagetown Agreement Secured!

    Over our first year of existence, Ascent NB has been focused on securing land use agreements with the two most important landowners in the province. Today, we can announce that Ascent New Brunswick has secured the agreement with CFB Gagetown! Securing this agreement was part of the originating idea behind Ascent NB, and so today is a significant day in our short existence. […]

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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 […]