Ladies 'Intro to Climb' September 25th

Come out for a half day of rock climbing, rappelling and technique tips with professional guide and climber Leslie Timms! Open to all ages and skill levels. $80/person includes tax, climbing gear and lots of climbing! Register at

'Intro to Climb' August 8th

Come out on August 8th for an 'Intro to Climb' lesson with OTR guide extraordinaire Mark Toma.

Learn the basics of rock climbing and even rappelling!

Metcalfe Rock
$80/person tax included.
All climbing equipment included.

Limited spaces available!
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Sport Climbing Course

Space available in our Sport Leading and Rappelling Course on August 15th with Leslie Timms

 Learn to lead outdoors from a professional guide and climber!
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Upcoming Certification Courses

 Interested in becoming a certified climbing guide? Or just want to learn the tricks of the trade? Still a couple spaces available in our Professional Climbing Guides Institute Top Rope and Single Pitch Guide Course.

TRG: June 27-29 and SPG: June 27-29 + July 1st.
 Investment: TRG $450 SPG $550 + manual, tax included

Registration closes June 10th. 705 888 TRAD

Beaver Valley Climbing Festival, July 11th 2015

Don't miss out on southern Ontario's one and only rock climbing festival! On July 11th 2015, the Ontario Access Coalition and Leslie Timms (owner of On the Rocks) are hosting the 3rd annual Beaver Valley Climbing Festival. This festival is an amazing opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate the amazing climbing along the Niagara Escarpment; as well as raise money for the Ontario Access Coalition and local access initiatives. Festival will showcase vendors, climbing clinics and competitions, aerial silks performances, live music, camping, yoga, dinner and more! Check out the website for more information, tickets go on sale June 1st!

Guide Certification Courses 2015

On the Rocks is the only approved Professional Climbing Guides Institute course provider in Ontario.  PCGI offers a wide range of guide certification courses and an amazing guide insurance/permit package that allows certified guides to legally guide in top destinations across the globe. Read more about our upcoming course offerings with PCGI mentor Leslie Timms, at