Saint Boniface

Saint Boniface

The francophone Saint-Boniface Section was founded in 1993, offering rock and ice climbing, hiking and mountaineering in Manitoba. The safe practice of these activities and the protection of different climbing sites are a priority. In addition, the Section offers various programs and services designed to empower people in the practice of outdoor activities in the mountains.

Membership Rates

A $5 discount on the above rates will apply if a Section Membership is purchased at the same time as a National Membership. 

Huts And Other Activities

The Section’s interior climbing wall, located in École Précieux-Sang gymnasium, is open Tuesdays and Fridays from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m (except July and August). The 7 meter high climbing structure has a variety of climbing features, including a 6 meter long roof. Climbers have a choice between top roping and lead climbing. During the summer months the Section’s 20-meter climbing tower is available for wall climbing. Top roping, lead climbing and dry tooling are only a few of the options available on this very versatile climbing structure. In the winter, the Section’s three-sided permanent ice tower offers a variety of ice climbing in varying degrees of difficulty. The ice tower is open every Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (weather permitting). Floodlights make evening climbing enjoyable. The season usually starts at the end of December and lasts to the end of March. A limited amount of ice climbing equipment is available (on a share basis) free of charge.

Meetings and Socials

The Section’s newsletter, Le Relais informs its members about meetings and socials, as well as the various activities organized by the club. The Section hosts the annual Festiglace de Saint-Boniface.

Trip Schedule

From time to time, the Section organizes climbing excursions in the Whiteshell and Lake of the Woods to allow our members to practice cliff climbing techniques. Every summer, the Club offers a week of hiking and exploration in the Rocky Mountains.