Ontario Rock Climbing – Caving – Spelunking – Bouldering

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Rock Climbing, Caving, Spelunking & Bouldering

Discover great climbing, caving and bouldering opportunities, from beginner level to challenges for avid climbers.

Rock Climbing and Bouldering

Experience the exhilaration of completing a climb or pause on a rocky perch above the tree line and feel like you're the only person on earth. The Niagara Escarpment, a 700 kilometre long stretch of limestone, offers great rock climbing and bouldering sites. Popular climbs include Rattlesnake Point and Mount Nemo in Milton, Lion’s HeadNorth of Superior, around Nipigon, Batchawana Bay, Montreal River and Agawa also offer some challenging climbing faces. Climb rock walls straight up from the water in Bon Echo Provincial Park, or boulder at one of the many sites along the Georgian Bay. Reach for the sky from the top of the Dorion Tower, near Ouimet Canyon in Northwestern Ontario.

Caving

Explore Ontario natural underground attractions on a cave tour at Bonnechere Caves in Eganville or Ontario’s oldest cavern at Tyendinaga Caves. Formed thousands of years ago by glacier activity, the Warsaw Caves are actually a series of seven caves located in the conservation area. Discover Greig’s Caves, limestone caves in the Bruce Peninsula or Scenic Caves in Blue Mountain.

CLIMBING GUIDES AND OUTFITTERS

Welcome to the rush of rock climbing. Ontario’s got the goods to get you hooked. From novice to expert, all levels of instruction and guiding are available, as well as climbing gear and safety equipment.

Superior Exploration, Adventure & Climbing Co.
Based in Batchawana Bay, on the southeast coast of the Lake Superior about an hour north of Sault Ste. Marie, Superior Exploration has explored and developed rock and ice climbing sites throughout the heart of Algoma wilderness.

One Axe Pursuits
Designed for the total beginner or avid gym climber, Once Axe will guide you up the cliffs at Rattlesnake Point near Milton, equipment included. Additional guided climbs offered in Elora.

Liv Outside
Paddle into Muskoka’s wilderness along the Muskoka River, stop to swim under waterfalls and rappel down a vertical granite drop of 120 ft. Equipment, gear and guide included.

Outdoor Skills And Thrills
Teaching the fundamentals, allowing the intermediate climber looking to improve or an expert looking for the hidden gems in the Thunder Bay region.

Yours Outdoors
Reach new heights in the Haliburton Highlands with guided rock climbing packages offered by Yours Outdoors in partnership with Base Camp 35.

Two people standing in a cliff in Lake Superior Provincial Park.

SLEEPING GIANT PROVINCIAL PARK

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park near Thunder Bay is a haven for climbing enthusiasts who are eager to test their skills against the jagged, rock faces, outcroppings and crevices. Enjoy rock climbing in summer and spectacular ice climbing in winter along the legendary "giant's" profile.
Man rock-climbing at Rattlesnake Point.

THE NIAGARA ESCARPMENT

Stretching 725 kilometres from Niagara to Tobermory, on the Georgian Bay, the Niagara Escarpment's cliffs, out-croppings and rock faces are a climber's paradise.
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