01 Dec 2020
Gold Mine is live!
Gold Mine is live on the site! This is an extensive bouldering area in the Elliot Lake region with
04 Aug 2020
A sprinkling of small updates + fixes
A few random updates including the beginnings of the Riverside Cliff page, map Google pin fixes, photo updates on Raven Lake and Mt. Doom, new bolted lines in Capreol, and new problems added at Makynen (East and West). Check 'em out! We're also scanning for racist and misogynist local route names - see anything we missed? Let us know!
03 Aug 2020
Capreol crag listed on ClimbSudbury.com
A great slab cliff system outside Rockcut Lake in Capreol has been progressively developed over the last season, and now has a full guide available on ClimbSudbury.com. The cliff features a number of low to moderate trad climbs, as well as a 5.11 mixed route, and several bolted 5.10s. Many thanks to Marco and all of the community members who put their hard work into cleaning and developing this great new area!
20 Jun 2020
Ain't No C-Plus description updated
The previous route description for Ain't No C-Plus specified two variations to the line, left and right. Since the leftmost flake has come down in the past season, there are different ways to climb this line, though no longer two discrete variants. The Echo guide has been updated with this change.
08 Jun 2020
Two new bolts added to the 5.9 at Bethel
The 'hardest warm-up' (the 5.9) at Bethel now has two extra bolts. Holds have broken off this climb in the years since its original bolting, making it more difficult and less safe to fall at particular sections of the route. At the request of many local climbers and the go-ahead from the original bolter, bolts have been added to help minimize risk of injury in the event of a fall. Please enjoy and let us know what you think! The Bethel guide has been updated with the new # of bolts.
25 Apr 2020
Danylo's North of Huron Ice Guide available on ClimbSudbury.com!
Attention all ice climbers! Prolific explorer and establisher of many North of Huron ice and rock routes Danylo Darewych has shared his complete guide to ice in the north with Climb Sudbury. You can now find the 128-page guide in its entirety from the Guides menu above or located at the bottom or the home page.
18 Mar 2020
Public health notice from Climb Sudbury
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic worldwide and the state of emergency declared by the Province of Ontario, Climb Sudbury does not condone outdoor climbing at this time, and highly recommends all climbers stay away from our local climbing areas until it is safe to return. We kindly suggest you use our website as a source of information only. #stayathome
05 Mar 2020
Magnificent Quirke ice finally sees first ascents!
The spectacular ice at Quirke finally saw its first free ascents! In February 2020, Marco, Randy and Jon put up Nuclear Winter, an unreal WI5- reaching 42 m. From February to March, the community made progress in establishing five additional ice lines. All have been added to the Quirke guide (scroll to the bottom).
04 Sep 2019
Boulder problems added at The Stans
Little by little, folks are making their way to the Stans to clean and solve new puzzles for the community. There are a handful of new problems we've added to The Stans guide - check them out! This is an open climbing area rife with development opportunities. Go explore and see what you can put up!
05 Aug 2019
New sends at Makynen
Makynen's seen a lot of action this summer, and we're stoked to report some fresh sends! Max Jacques got the FA of Blue Ladder Extension, it goes at V7, and Matt King had a few sequential weekends of top-outs, bagging Power and Rage, V9, adding his own variant finish, Rogue Wave, V9, and taking down the Diamond Blade Project, V8. The Makynen guide has been updated with details + grades.
29 Apr 2019
New FA at Harvey's
Max Jacques recently sent Mission Apollo, the previously unsent project at Harvey's. It goes at 5.12a and the Harvey's guide has been updated with this new route info.
12 Jan 2019
Lauzon guide added
Ice isn't looking that great this season, so we finally had time to get the Lauzon ice guide up and running. Check it out for this season or next!
16 Sep 2018
Algoma ice added!
We're excited for ice season (yes, already) and the guide to all the Algoma region ice is finally here! Many thanks to Danylo for contributing the content of this page, it's well worth the full and detailed read if you venture to those parts.
10 Sep 2018
Another new sport route at Bethel
Yet another climb at Bethel has gone up! Check out Cui Bono, 5.10b, just left of The Shire. The Bethel guide has been updated with the details.
01 Aug 2018
New crag in Skead!
We've updated Climb Sudbury with a new guide for an amazing and easy-to-access trad crag in Skead! Check out the Skead guide then enjoy a little stroll through a birch forest and some low-grade high-fun trad lines.
30 Jul 2018
Two new sport routes at Bethel
Two new sport routes have been bolted and sent by Marco and the Bethel guide is now updated with all the details. Short but sweet, these two new climbs go at 5.10b and 5.10c, and are the perfect way to bridge the gap between the 5.10a and The Shire. Enjoy 'Layback Attack' and 'If It Ain't Got That Swing'!
(In addition, you'll notice quicklinks have been added to the tops of several routes.)
29 Jul 2018
New problems at Makynen
The Makynen guide has now been updated with two new problems put up by out-of-towner Scott King, one at Mak East and one at Mak West. Give 'em a go and let us know what you think!
14 Jul 2018
North of Webbwood guide added
The North of Webbwood guide, featuring the Rainbow Wall, Wako and Big Knob has now been added to Climb Sudbury. Much thanks to Colin and Danylo for providing us with the descriptions and route locations to get this one published. Enjoy this gem of an area! There are many opportunities for new routes and boulder problems - if you send anything, please let us know!
18 May 2018
New bolts, shuts and FAs!
New this month - first ascents of JJ and Exalted Dragon at Echo and Centre Line at Bethel, all by Maxime Jacques. A new bolt has been added at the bottom of Dirty but Nice at Echo. And also at Echo, you may notice in the coming weeks that shuts are being put up at most of the climbs. Please do not top rope directly off of them but just use them to lower off of. You can clip your quickdraws onto them for top roping. Ask someone knowledgeable if you have any questions. Stay safe.
28 Apr 2018
Maps updated on all pages
The maps on each individual crag page have been updated to Google maps for ease of accessibility on desktops and phones. If you have any trouble or inconvenience with maps or locating any crags, please let us know!
14 Mar 2018
New area map is live!
Our Map page now features an interactive Google map where you can see and zoom in on all crag and ice locations, and get directions from your desktop or mobile phone. This feature will be unrolled to all individual pages in the coming month - our aim is to make it even easier for you to get from the car to the crag.
08 Feb 2018
Mill Lake ice guide updated
The Mill Lake ice guide is now live. Get on some fun and unique ice flows just outside Parry Sound!
04 Feb 2018
Granary Lake ice guide updated
The guide for all the ice at Granary Lake is now updated - check it out! Much thanks to Danylo, Climb Sudbury's spirit animal, for contributing such a wealth of info on the Algoma region.
05 Jan 2018
Massey ice added to Climb Sudbury
The guide to a little-known and rarely-climbed icefall in Massey has now been added to Climb Sudbury. This one is on private property, and though the owner is aware of ice climbers, please tread lightly and politely so we don't lose this great line.
18 Dec 2017
Turkey Dump and Naked Lunch added to Makynen guide
This summer two new boulder problems (V1 and V2) went up at Mac, thanks to Max and Scott. We've now got the details and pics - you can find them on the Makynen page between The Landscaper and Cleanin' the Crack.
18 Dec 2017
#iceisnice - Hwy 69 and Windy Lake ice updated
It's shaping up to be a great season for ice! The Hwy 69 and Windy Lake pages have been updated, joining Long Lake to complete the big three in-town ice climbs.
29 Nov 2017
Long Lake ice guide updated
Ice season isn't quite here yet, but the Long Lake guide is ready for you! Get your snowshoes ready, as you'll be approaching from the opposite side of the lake.
19 Nov 2017
Mt. Ruban guide added
Added guide to Mt. Ruban, home of the beautiful Arc En Ciel, as well as Rumblings in the Wild and some great ice. #morepeopleneedtoclimbhere
22 Oct 2017
Makynen bouldering guide added
The Makynen guide is now published! Shout-out and thanks to Allan Barr & co. for the original development and reporting on this area. Stay tuned for further updates on Mac, as a couple new problems were established this summer - we're waiting on the details.
21 Sep 2017
Map page added
A new Map tab has been added to the top menu so that you can get a glimpse of the geographic scope of Climb Sudbury and plan your climbs accordingly.
20 Sep 2017
Quirke route maps up
18 Sep 2017
Field guide added
The Field page has been updated with both crags in the area. Find the complete guide to Paroi du Lac Clair, as well as coordinates and approach for Crow's Nest (routes coming soon).
16 Sep 2017
Ambitious Positivity bolted
Ambitious Positivity at Echo has been bolted (6 bolts). Echo guide updated with this change, but the project is red-tagged - please don't climb.
11 Sep 2017
Climb Sudbury goes live!
Site launch of Climb Sudbury! Guides available for AOC, Bethel, Echo, Harvey's, Mt. Doom, Quirke, Raven Lake, Stan's Rock and Timberwolf.
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