New Brunswick Rock Climbing
the parking spot at C-lane, with the cliffs in the...
New Brunswick is considered the drive-by province. Despite having been labelled that insipid characteristic, it offers lots of opportunities for the visiting climber. All of the climbing areas are located in the South of the province.
area located in Southern NB has 5 crags and offers lots of opportunities (500 routes) wether you want to trad climb, sport climb, Toprope, Aid climb and even ice climb! The climbing in Welsford is situated on the southern tip of the Gagetown Military Base. As a result, climbers have an agreement with the military to be able to access the cliffs.
Aside from these crags in the Welsford Valley, New Brunswick offers a lot more climbing, mainly sport climbing.
Tired of climbing on granite?, Cedar Point
in the City of Saint John consists of an old limestone quarry. Surprisingly, the rock is quality and the location is nice and quaint.
Saint Andrews in the southwest offers unique sport climbing on basalt with magnificent views of the St-Croix River. There are about 40 routes in the region. Kingston Crag
in the Kennebecasis valley is a nice small sport crag that contains a variety of grades on very special rock.
Utopia area has a huge granite overhang currently undevelopped that will probably boast NB's first 5.14's...
There is also really good Bouldering in Munson Lake near Lepreau. The huge granite blocks scattered through clearcuts are well featured and range frome V0 to V hard. The Granite is also very high quality.
This list is not complete and should give the reader an idea of the surprising amount of rock we have in Southern NB.
New Brunswick is South of Gaspésie (Qc), West of PEI and Nova Scotia and east of Maine.
All of the rock climbing in NB is located in the south of the province. On the other hand, the ice can be found everywhere in the province.
Weather station 21.4 miles from here
303 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',35],['3 Stars',119],['2 Stars',87],['1 Star',51],['Bomb',2]
Classic Climbing Routes in New Brunswick
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for New Brunswick:
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The Crack Machine 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a North America
: ... : McQuirks Mountain
Pitch 1: Start on the far left side of the Main Wall. down near the very bottom of the long high angle slab. From the left edge of the wall gain a short right trending ramp that leads to a ledge (a harder more direct start has yet to be done). From here ascend a series of cracks that follow the left side of the face to a small ledge and 2 bolt anchor.Pitch 2: Step left and move up toward a pair of handcracks. Enjoy the stellar jamming through this section then move up through easier climbing to...[more] Browse More Classics in International