Birthday Ridge: 60th anniversary of the First Ascent
By Dave Henderson
September 1, 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the historic first ascent of Birthday Ridge at Bon Echo - the first
climb at Mazinaw Rock and, according to climbing author Chic Scott, the start of real rock climbing in Ontario.
Read about the first ascent at
Birthday Ridge 60th
(Photo at right:David and Marnie Fisher at the 25th anniversary of the first ascent of Birthday Ridge, 1981.)
The Bon Echo Hut needs your donations!
The Bon Echo Hut is now 50 years old and it urgently needs upgrades and renovations. Help us bring the hut up to date by donating through the link below.
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