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    Climber Self-Rescue II Recap

    Ascent New Brunswick held its second self rescue training session on Sunday, April 16th, this time at the familiar Lookout at Cochrane Lane Cliffs, Welsford, NB. Once again the event was a great success! 6 instructors led 15 eager and adept participants through Climber Self-Rescue II. Several rather involved skills were covered on a beautiful day that would have otherwise been spent […]

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    Self-Rescue I Recap

    Ascent NB recently held its first ever Climber Self-Rescue I course! A big thank you to CFB Gagetown and Renée Racine for hosting the event. SRI was a success with 15 participants and 7 instructors spending the day at Base Gagetown’s climbing wall covering the knots and skills necessary in self-rescue situations. It was a lot of information for one day, but everyone […]

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    Climber Self-Rescue I – January 24th

    Ascent New Brunswick is pleased to announce more upcoming skills development courses. This time the focus is on self-rescue techniques for climbing! Climber Self-Rescue Level I will be offered January 24th, and Level II will be offered in the spring of 2016. Some equipment and prerequisite experience is required, but you definitely don’t need to be an […]

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    Avalanche Safety Training – January 9th-10th

    Do you spend time in the mountains? Snow mobiling, ice climbing, back country skiing and snowboarding, snow showing, or even alpine crazy-carpeting?  If the answer is yes then you should give yourself all the tools and skills to stay safe while having fun. Ski Chic Chocs is coming to Fredericton to give their introductory avalanche safety training […]

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    Recap of 3rd AGM

    Ascent NB recently celebrated its 2nd birthday by holding the 3rd Annual General Meeting! The morning started a little chilly but the sun was strong and so was the showing. The event was attended by climbers from across the province, and a number of important issues and updates discussed before the call of the cliffs overwhelmed us and the meeting […]