• 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 […]

  • 2017 Beginner Rock School – Sept 17th

    Ascent NB will be holding our second annual Beginner Rock School on Sunday, September 10th, in Welsford! Come learn basic climbing techniques and how to belay and rappel safely under the close supervision of experienced rock climbers.  No experience necessary! All equipment provided! Proceeds help pay for Ascent’s single largest expense, the insurance policy that our land use […]

  • Welsford Rendezvous – Sept 16th

    Mark the date in your calendar, folks. The second annual Welsford Rendezvous, on September 16th, will see climbers from New Brunswick and beyond flock to Welsford to celebrate and participate in a variety of climbing events. Last year’s event, despite a last minute curve ball, was a solid success and this year will only be better! Climbing competitions […]