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Location: 43.1302, -79.0559 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrator: Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Darin Perusich on Feb 16, 2009
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Description 

The Niagara Glen is the premier bouldering area in Southern Ontario.


Getting There 

Taken from www.glenbouldering.com/directions.php3

From Toronto, Canada:
Take the QEW south to the 405 (Towards Queenston). Exit Stanley Ave, Turn Right Follow Stanley Ave to Whirlpool Ave - Turn left (just before The Train Tracks) Left on Niagara Parkway Niagara Glen 2km's down on your right.
From Buffalo, New York:
Take the I-190 north from Buffalo over Grand Island. Go into Canada over the Lewiston-Queenston bridge. Immediately after paying the toll, exit onto Niagara Parkway (on your right). Proceed south (turn right off the exit) for approximately 3 miles. The Glen will be on your left.


3 Total Routes


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By Colin R
From: Ottawa, ON
Aug 17, 2013

I added three V6 routes that I think are super classic but we need to add more...

By Short Beta
From: Troy, MI
Mar 31, 2014

Looking to go here for my first outdoor bouldering experience (it's very convenient distance-wise). I'll try to take some pictures and add some routes. There should be more about this area on MP!!