• Another Ice Climbing School! – March 18th

    The first Ice Climbing School was such a success and in such demand that Ascent NB will be holding another session on Saturday, March 18th!  The first ice school sold out 2 weeks before the event so don’t wait long to sign up! This full day event costs $100 for non-members (and includes an Ascent NB membership thru April […]

  • Ice Climbing School – Feb 4th

    UPDATE: We’re now at capacity for this class.  Feel free to email us to get on the waiting list! Ascent NB will be holding its first Ice Climbing School on Saturday, February 4th!  The event will be held at the Hatchery, in the Sussex area. This full day event costs $80 for non-members (and includes an […]

  • Boulders?!

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]