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Climbing in Northwest Ontario

Northwestern Ontario is an absolutely spectacular place that’s practically made for climbing. The unique geology of this region is a climber’s dream come true offering breathtaking beauty of natural rugged landscapes when seen from the highest elevations. This area can most definitely stand up next to some of the most well-known vistas in Canada and is starting to become known as a world-class climbing area.There are even a large number of cliffs that are suitable and accessible for all ages and skills levels. You can head to a popular crag climb alongside of families and veterans alike, or you can head to a more secluded cliff and enjoy a day of climbing with nothing but the sights, sounds and smells of nature.

Aric Fishman of Outdoor Skills And Thrills has been instructing and guiding professionally in Canada for well over 15 years and is a very experienced, highly skilled Climbing guide who founded Outdoor Skills and Thrills in Thunder Bay, Ontario as a way to provide adventure seekers with professional courses that teach safe climbing practices while provide exciting adventures in a thrilling and breathtaking environment. Not only an accomplished climber and guide, Aric is also the author of ‘Thunder Bay Climbing: A Guide to Northwestern Ontario’s Best Kept Secret‘, the latest comprehensive rock climbing guidebook for the region. Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran, big or small, young or old, Aric is committed to providing a fun and challenging environment to anybody and everybody! You will always be guided by our professional, friendly, and passionate instructors through an exciting and enjoyable experience in the best rock and ice climbing areas around Thunder Bay.

If you’re a novice ready to learn the fundamentals and eager to enjoy the life-changing experience of climbing, an intermediate looking to improve your climbing skills on world-class routes, or an expert trying to find the hidden secrets, a first ascent, or the best climbs in Northwestern Ontario, join Outdoor Skills and Thrills for an unforgettable experience in one of the most up-and-coming climbing destinations in Canada! All of the rock and ice climbing locations Outdoor Skills And Thrills will take you to have been specifically chosen for their breathtaking views and world class climbs! Outdoor Skills and Thrills instructors are also some of the most energized in the region and truly enjoy working together with people of all ages and abilities.

Outdoor Skills And Thrills Inc. 
Per: Aric Fishman – Founder & Lead Guide

Author of ‘Thunder Bay Climbing: A Guide to Northwestern Ontario’s Best Kept Secret