Category: Recreation

Cliffs, Crags & Carabiners

Rock climbers from around the world are drawn to the Escarpment—from bouldering to sport climbing to traditional climbing—our local crags are among the best in the province.

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Ghost Ships

Thousands of vessels, along with countless souls, have met their demise sailing the unpredictable, quick-tempered waters of the
Great Lakes. A veritable marine graveyard, the shipwrecks of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay have deemed it a world-class diving destination.

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No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem

Whether you’re looking for a quiet sandy escape or a hip and happening beach party, we’ve got just the place for you. Grab a cold one and kick back—here is your local’s guide to 10 pristine beaches in Simcoe, Grey and Bruce.

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Free Falling – Waterfalls of Grey and Bruce Counties

From gentle cascades to roaring rushes, waterfalls are mesmerizing, serene, and always worth the effort it takes to view them. The Escarpment’s undulating topography has made it rich with streams and rivers, and dozens of waterfalls are often just a short drive or hike away.

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KOM (King of the Mountain)

Gunnar Holmgren was a permanent fixture at Hardwood Ski and Bike’s Wednesday night race series. Now, at 22 years of age he is the U23 Canadian National cyclo-cross champion, has represented Canada at seven World Championships and was recently named Orillia’s Athlete of the Year.

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