⚠️ IMPORTANT COVID-19 NOTICE

In order to help limit the transmission of Covid-19, the provincial and federal governments have asked residents of Ontario to avoid non-essential travel and practice social distancing. Residents and visitors to Ontario are required to self-isolate for 14 days upon entering the province. Persons found breaking Covid-19 related guidelines can be fined under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA).

For more information on Covid-19 & the latest health recommendations, please visit Canada.ca and Ontario.ca.

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The Ontario Alliance of Climbers is an independent provincial, volunteer non-profit organization that works diligently to keep climbing and bouldering areas open.

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May 15, 2020 in Access, News

An Update on Climbing in Ontario as We Move to Stage 1 of Reopening

It’s been a week of hope and change as Ontario prepares to loosen certain COVID-19 restrictions.  Collectively we’ve worked hard to flatten the curve, enduring weeks of difficult social distancing…

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May 14, 2020 in Uncategorized

Ontario Releases Framework for Stage 1

Today, the Ontario government released a framework for Stage 1 of reopening the province.  While this is exciting news, it is not yet clear how our crags are affected by…

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May 12, 2020 in Uncategorized

A Study on the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Outdoor Recreation Participation

Brock University has teamed up with ALIVE Outdoors to study the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts on Canadian outdoor recreation participation patterns. Study participants are asked to complete a survey which takes about…

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Events

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OAC Gym Rep Program

The Gym Rep Program transplants enthusiastic and knowledgeable members of the Ontario Access Coalition right to your home gym. Reps work on behalf of the OAC to educate, inspire, and involve climbers in the broader outdoor climbing community.

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Current Campaigns

Our OAC Seal of Approval shows you events, products and guidebooks that have been developed with access in mind. Learn what projects make our list!  

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Crag Status

Planning to climb outdoors? Find out if your crag is open or closed!

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