$30 Clinics July 21st!!

We will be running a variety of climbing clinics at Metcalfe Rock on July 21st for just $30/person! Then come celebrate Southern Ontario rock climbing at the Beaver Valley Climbing Festival afterwards, held at Rob Roy Dogsled Farm that evening.

Check out our clinic offerings below, space is limited!

Safe Rappelling with OTR Guide Mark Toma
Learn how to rappel over the edge of a cliff and the necessary back ups to do so safely.
*No experience necessary

Introduction to Crack Climbing with OTR Guide Yonah Obadia
Learn how to climb cracks- hand jamming, foot jamming, fist jams, fingerlocks, and more!
*Some climbing experience recommended

Self Reliant Sport Climber with OTR Guide Steve Andrew
Learn how to safely bail, stick clip and more....
*Must have outdoor sport experience

Fall Safe with OTR Guide Steve Andrew
Learn to confidently take and catch lead falls outdoors while considering different hazards, weight differences and adjusting a belay accordingly. Learn how to face your fear of falling and develop confidence on lead.
*Must have outdoor sport experience

To register, contact- info@ontherocksclimbing.com / 705 888 8723

Gym to Rock Presentation July 11

On the Rocks head guide, Leslie Timms. will be at Rock Oasis on July 11th running a 'Gym to Rock' presentation. She will be sharing outdoor climbing tips, information about local climbing and discussing the Climbers' Code of Respect and how to make a safe and smooth transition from Gym to Rock.

There will be giveaways from Arc'teryx and La Sportiva
No registration necessary.

Hope to see you there!


Come out and join us on the rocks on July 14th! This climbing course is open to all ages and abilities, from first-time climbers to gym climbers wanting to try test their skills outdoors. Our fully certified climbing guides will take you on a memorable climbing adventure at Metcalfe Rock and teach about the world of outdoor rock climbing. The day will be filled with climbing lessons, a variety of rock climbs, rappelling and more.

Register at info@ontherocksclimbing.com

Introductory Outdoor Rock Climbing Course. Includes PCGI certified climbing guide, climbing gear.
When? July 14th, 2018 10am-4pm
Where? Metcalfe Rock (near Collingwood)
Who? On the Rocks Climbing Guides, Alt Rock Climbing Gym (Barrie) and anyone else interested in joining the fun!
Investment-- $130/person and $110 for Alt Rock Climbing Gym members. HST included.
How? email info@ontherocksclimbing.com or call 705 888 8723


*** If this date does not work for you, please do not hesitate to inquire about a custom date :)

Gym to Rock Course

We have space in a Gym to Rock Transition Course May 31-June 1.
Day 1 covers Anchor Building Fundamentals (how to set up outdoor top ropes)
Day 2 covers Outdoor Sport Climbing Skills (how to lead outdoor sport routes)
Investment is $240/day HST included. Come for 1 day or both!

Contact: info@ontherocksclimbing.com / 705 888 8723

PCGI Certification Course June 29-July 1

We have a couple spaces left in our upcoming PCGI Top Rope Guide Course. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity! To learn more about PCGI and their certification program, check out: http://climbingguidesinstitute.org/courses/top-rope-guide-course/ OR http://www.ontherocksclimbing.com/p/pcgi-courses.html

Investment: $580 + $20 manual. Exam is optional and not included in the course.
Location: Metcalfe Rock, Collingwood ON
Instructor: Leslie Timms PCGI Lead Guide
Contact: info@ontherocksclimbing.com 705 888 8723

Upcoming Courses May/June

We have space available in a couple of our upcoming courses. If these dates don't work for you, please do not hesitate to inquire about a custom date at no extra cost.

Anchor Building Course on June 7th @ Rattlesnake Point.
Gain the freedom to top rope outdoors with your friends in our 1 day Anchor Building Course!
This course is perfect for climbers making the transition from indoor gym climber to outdoor rock climber. Open to all levels and abilities. Learn the fundamentals of how to build a safe and efficient climbing anchor for top roping in a variety of settings.

Instructor- Steve Andrew
Investment- $220/person HST included
Location- Rattlesnake Point
Time- 9am-5pm

Contact: info@ontherocksclimbing.com 705 888 8723

Multi-Pitch Course May 12th @ Metcalfe Rock
Climb higher with our sport multi-pitch course! Learn the skills necessary to climb sport multi-pitches all over the world.
This course will teach you the basics of sport multi-pitch, including transitions, rope management, rappelling, anchors, communication and safety concerns. Students must have outdoor sport leading knowledge and climb 5.7 comfortably. Space is limited!

Instructor- Leslie Timms
Investment- $240/person HST included
Location- Metcalfe Rock
Time- 9am-5pm

Contact: info@ontherocksclimbing.com 705 888 8723


PCGI Certification Courses 2018

Inquire about a custom course/waiting list at info@ontherocksclimbing.com

Back by popular demand, we will be offering PCGI Single Pitch Guide and Top Rope Guide Certification Courses again this spring!

Both courses are taught by PCGI Lead Guide and approved PCGI Mentor, Leslie Timms.

Upcoming dates:
Top Rope Guide Course: May 18-20, 2018 @ Metcalfe Rock
Single Pitch Guide Course: May 18-21, 2018 @ Metcalfe Rock
Single Pitch Guide Course: June 16-18th 2018 @ Metcalfe Rock 

Exams booked separately.

Rates and more course information can be found here: 

Apply to: info@ontherocksclimbing.com 
Questions? 705 888 8723