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 […]

Update – Access Agreement – The Hatchery

Climbers, Last week we learned of a closure of the land which the approach trail crosses on the way to the new ice area: the Hatchery. A ‘no trespassing’ sign was posted at the trail-head. After negotiations with the family owning the land Ascent NB has worked out a temporary solution ¬†for the remainder of […]

Access Alert – The Hatchery

Climbers, This morning Ascent N.B. has leaned of an access issue at ‘the Hatchery’. This newly discovered ice climbing area quickly rose to fame over the past 6 weeks and has been described as some of N.B.’s best ice. Cars have been lined up at the trail-head every weekend since its discovery. As of yesterday, […]