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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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July 9, 2020 in Access

Lion’s Head Climbing Access

Climbing access at Lion’s Head has always been an extremely delicate issue.  We would like to update the community and provide some clarity to the events which have transpired over…

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July 2, 2020 in Uncategorized

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

Brock University and ALIVE Outdoors have launched a follow up study to explore how Canadians have been impacted by the closure, and now reopening, of outdoor recreation areas. Study participants are asked to…

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June 27, 2020 in Access

Rattlesnake Point opens to guided climbing

Conservation Halton is now allowing guiding companies to run courses and lessons at Rattlesnake Point. As the first step in lifting restrictions on climbing, these small groups will allow them…

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Events

Want to see what we’re up to? Check out our listing of annual 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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