• Ice Climbing School – Feb 10th

    Ascent NB will be holding an Ice Climbing School on Saturday, February 10th! ┬áThe event will be held at Mt Misery on the Kingston Peninsula. This full day event costs $100 for non-members (this includes an Ascent NB membership thru April 1st 2019!!!) and $60 for members (including FitRocks and UNB Rock and Ice members!). […]

  • Access Alert: Parking @ The Hatchery & Parlee BRook

    The Hatchery Not long after the Hatchery Ice Crag was developed several years ago, Ascent New Brunswick secured an access agreement with a landowner that would permit climbers to cross a piece of land between the parking area on Parlee Brook Road and the cliff. We have worked hard to maintain this access but the […]

  • Walton Glen Gorge Climbing Access

    Ascent New Brunswick recently received a letter from the New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources concerning Walton Glen Gorge. The Walton Glen Gorge is part of a provincial Class II protected area and as such has some strict guidelines concerning activities occurring there. Lately, there has been some media attention brought to the area and […]

  • Access Announcement

    Ascent New Brunswick is thrilled to announce that it has successfully negotiated with CFB Gagetown for better access to Welsford Crags! Over recent years, there have been a lot of closures of Welsford climbing areas due to military training exercises on the base. We recognized that our cliffs were included in a large area where […]

  • Rendezvous Recap

    The Welsford Rendezvous did not come off without a hitch again this year, but still saw the community rally and enjoy a beautiful weekend of rock climbing and festivities. Despite a week’s postponement due to forecasted rain, a good chunk of the climbing community managed to adjust schedules and attend the weekend’s events. Many teams […]