Description

Nova Scotia, the land of the sharp granite. The bouldering is second to none and has become a real destination. The roped climbing is generally short and technical. Grades are steep, and the gear can be sparse. Many virgin cliffs.

Halifax is the most populated area in Nova Scotia and therefore has the most climbers. The majority of climbing development is also currently around this area. Most of the roped climbing is in Musquodobit, while the bouldering is near Peggy's Cove.

The majority of the information found here has been sourced from the 2002 guidebook "Nova Scotia Rock" by Sean Cassidy.

While this website serves as an online resource for roped climbing in NS, an excellent bouldering resource can be found at http://www.cnsmobeta.ca/

Climb Nova Scotia is the climbing governing body in NS. Their website can be found at  www.climbnovascotia.com 

Getting There

Most of the climbing is in and around the largest city of Halifax, with several major cliffs in Cape Breton.

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climbnovascotia.ca/ Jun 4, 2012