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Climb Nova Scotia Mar 2012 oak island big

  1. 1. Climb Nova Scotia Primary Mandate To promoteclimbing in all itsforms throughout Nova Scotia
  2. 2. Coastal Bouldering at Duck Head *this boulder has since been swept into the seaPhoto by Ben Blakney
  3. 3. Sport Climbing at Chebucto HeadPhoto by Aidas Rygelis
  4. 4. Traditional Climbing in MusquodoboitPhoto by Mick Levin
  5. 5. Ice Climbing on the Fundy Coast Photo by Aidas Rygelis
  6. 6. Climb Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Climbing Climb Nova Scotia was founded in 1991 Non-profit, entirely volunteer-based organization Grown from a handful of initial developers to over 280 members Activities and members across Nova Scotia  +335 roped climbs at 27 crags cross 6 counties  +880 boulder problems in Nova Scotia  Dozens of ice climbs along the Bay of Fundy
  7. 7. Climb Nova Scotia Organizational Structure CNS Executive President, Treasurer, Access Chair, Diversity Liaison, Membership Coordinator, Communications Representative, Secretary Executive SupportWebmaster, Members at Large, Photographer, Boulderfest Committee, Certification Subcommittee Climb Nova Scotia members and all Nova Scotians
  8. 8. Climb Nova Scotia Key Initiatives Promote and facilitate climbing in Nova Scotia Support rock climbing, ice climbing, and indoor gyms Work to establish and keep access to climbing areas Help maintain trails and hold crag-cleaning days Host the annual Boulderfest on Dover Island
  9. 9. Climb Nova Scotia Key Initiatives Sponsor climbing competitions, athletes, and marginalized groups Conduct Ice Daze intro-to- ice-climbing outings Make gear and equipment available for members Maintain a current website Serve beginner and experienced climbers alike Photo by Aidas Rygelis
  10. 10. Local Amateur Competition Photo by Todd Foster
  11. 11. MondayNight Bouldering Photo by Craig Stamp
  12. 12. Monday Night Bouldering Photo by Mick Levin• Vicki on the classic climb 111 at Memorial Boulder in the Land Of Confusion area Photo by Craig Stamp
  13. 13. Service Delivery Focusing on getting people active and outside!  Sharing of knowledge  Passion for climbing safely Cooperation with schools  West Kings District High School  Annapolis West Education Centre  TAPHE Conference CNS events are free or pay- what-you-can for members  Rope skills class  Movie nights forPhoto by Mick Levin  Ice Fest
  14. 14. Climbing: It’s a Family Affair• CNS Secretary Dave Willsie belays for his 11yr old son Lukas at Ice Fest 2012 in Halls Harbour Photo by Mick Levin
  15. 15. lce Fest 2012• Jocelyn enjoying some soft ice conditions at Halls Harbour West Photo by Aidas Rygelis Photo by Mick Levin
  16. 16. Climb Nova Scotia ScopeCNS is the provincial authority on: Access to climbing areas Landowner negotiations Ethical development practices Ecological considerations Climbing certification and safety Establishment of stringent knowledge and experience criteria Training and evaluation of instructors Logistical support for wall construction Route-setting workshops Photo by Ghislain Losier Athlete and competition sponsorship Community and school events
  17. 17. Community PartnershipsPhoto by Mick Levin Partnerships with local businesses Ground Zero Climbing Gym, Dal Rock Court, Navy Dockyards ROCC Climbing Club Mountain Equipment Co-op, The Trail Shop, Nova Shores Kayaking Partnerships with recreation groups and youth facilitators Capital District Health Authority Black Rock Adventures Youth Net Phoenix House Duke of Edinburgh Young Leaders learn rappelling and teamwork skills on Dover Island with CNS and Black Rock
  18. 18. Access and Development Clean And Climbs• Columbus Wall• Sheet Harbour• First Face• Colby Irving Falls• Main Face• Next up: Eagle’s Nest Photo by Mick Levin
  19. 19. Environmental Accountability•Human-powered recreation•Trail maintenance•Sustainable events•Leave no trace practices•Recycling and composting
  20. 20. Join Us!