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Bon Echo Rock Climbing 

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double rainbow above Mazinaw from the dock

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Located in Bon Echo Provincial park overlooking Mazinaw lake. The wall reaches over 300ft and is made up of metamorphosed Granite. The rock can be suspect at times but it is a truly beautiful setting.

Getting There 

Access to the wall is by canoe or ACC shuttle

The park is located 88km along Hwy 41 from the HWY 401.

For information on the Alpine Club of Canada's hut and access to climbing using the ACC's boat, visit

Park information can be found at

Climbing Season

For the Ontario area.

Weather station 19.5 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bon Echo

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bon Echo:
Birthday Ridge   5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c     Trad, 4 pitches, 300'   
Front of the Pinnacle   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
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Featured Route For Bon Echo

Sweet Dreams 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  North America : Canada : ... : Bon Echo
A Bon Echo classic, hands down.p1: Scramble up the slab easily to its end, sticking towards the right side. Gear anchor. 5.3p2: Move out left onto the face (look down, it's a fantastically exposed stance) and traverse left on good feet and somewhat crimpy hands. Use the pitons if you want, but at sometimes 50+ years old, they have a reputation for failure. Back them up. Continue to a right-facing corner and move up to a large ledge. Gear anchor (a variety of pitons are available as well). 5.6-5....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By David Gibbs
From: Ottawa, ON
Jul 21, 2016
Climbing currently CLOSED. (July 21, 2016)

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