Whether you go by guide or with a gang of friends, this winter ice climbing is the latest craze to get adventure seekers outdoors.
For those new to the sport, try a customized guided trip with education and adventure tour company, Yours Outdoors . Take on the challenge of climbing a 50ft man-made ice wall with the beauty of the Haliburton Highlands as your backdrop. With experienced instructors on hand and safety equipment provided, nothing but the thrill of adventure will be on your mind. Afterwards, celebrate your icy feat with hot beverages in a warming hut.
If do-it-yourself ice climbing is more your style, head to the Madawaska Highlands for some of Ontario’s best and most scenic climbing. Warmer weather and salt run-off from encroaching urban development in southern parts of the province mean adventure seekers increasingly look further north for reliable conditions, meaning the cliffs and crags of Ontario’s Highlands make for the perfect climbing destination year after year.
After a day of climbing take the time to rest and explore one of our welcoming towns and villages, using our ‘Where to Stay’ tool to find the perfect accommodation.