Rock Climbing is an exciting, enjoyable sport that isn't really that hard to learn. At Vertical Ventures, we specialize in teaching rock climbing skills for beginners and experts.

ABOUT RATTLESNAKE POINT - In Milton, Ontario, Canada, this Conservation Area is home to spectacular cliffs overlooking Toronto & Lake Ontario. This section of the Niagara Escarpment ranges from 40 to 90 ft. high and is one of several prominent limestone outcroppings along Southern Ontario. It’s home to Canada’s second oldest tree species, the Eastern White Cedar (Thuja occidentalis L.). These trees, some exceeding 1800 years, make up the oldest forest in eastern North America. This area is a Mecca for rock climbers, cavers, hikers and all sorts of adventurers. Rattlesnake itself offers a great variety of top-rope climbing, single pitch lead climbing and rappelling options from basic to advanced in difficulty level. Some multi-pitch rock climbing is also available nearby.

ABOUT GRAND LEDGE - Located west of Lansing, MI, This small town is home to “the ledges” in Oak Park. The 35 - 40 ft. sandstone cliffs running along the Grand River, give Grand Ledge its name. It’s also home to cliff swallows, bats and over 40 species of wildflowers including the cliff dwelling Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia). The ledges offer great climbing and is the perfect place for basic and intermediate level rock climbing.

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