Within a 15-minute drive from anywhere in the city, climbers will find dozens of rock routes to explore. Thunder Bay and the surrounding area features some of the oldest, hardest granite in North America, surrounded by beautiful, clean lakes. Both novice and experienced climbers will find a challenge and climbs are rewarded with views of the spectacular landscape - abundant with gorgeous scenery and breathtaking views. 

Thunder Bay is also home to a large, indoor climbing facility.

Alpine Club of Canada
The local chapter of the Alpine Club of Canada provides detailed information on the areas rock and ice climbing areas on their website. Membership in The Alpine Club of Canada is open to everyone, regardless of their level of mountain experience or their country of residence.
Boulder Bear Climbing Centre
Boulder Bear Climbing Centre is Thunder Bay's premier climbing facility, offering 7000 sqft of climbing terrain and walls up to 28 feet high.
Outdoor Skills and Thrills

Whether you are a beginner, a novice or an expert looking for hidden secrets and epic climbs, Outdoor Skills and Thrills for an unforgettable experience in one of the most up-and-coming rock and ice climbing destinations in Canada.

 Experience the challenge of ice climbing at Cascade Falls, Orient Bay (pictured) and the many amazing climbing locations in the area.

Ice Climbing at Cascade Falls, Orient Bay

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