• Patrick Arsenault topping out on Anatomy Lesson 5.8

    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 […]


    Recap of 2nd AGM

    Hey folks, Ascent NB just had a birthday and celebrated with it’s 2nd annual general meeting. The event was attended by 20 climbers from across the province with a number of important issues and updates discussed. Here’s the quick recap: Ascent NB has reached an agreement with C.F.B. Gagetown for a long-term access agreement that […]

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    Ascent NB is pleased to announce financial support from another strong local business – Fredericton Volkswagen! Many New Brunswick climbers have opted for vehicles from the sleek and efficient Volkswagen line up.  Fredericton VW recognizes this and has decided to give back to the climbing community via donation to Ascent New Brunswick.  This donation will help ensure we continue to cover our insurance costs […]