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Superior Exploration

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"Superior Exploration, Adventure & Climbing Co. LTD." now incorporates the North of Superior Climbing Company.

Superior Exploration, Adventure & Climbing Co. LTD. is not just about climbing!

  • Geology/Geophysics and  Exploration: (25 years experience) - specializing in steep, dangerous, and glaciated terrain, mapping and sampling, and prospecting.
  • Adventure: International experience in paragliding and mountaineering. Professional Prospector and Geologist. 20 years experience in Map and Compass and GPS navigation.
  • Rock & Ice Climbing: (Since 1981) - Shaun Parent has  Discovered and developed most of the rock and ice climbing sites located along the Ontario side of Lake Superior. These include Thunder Bay, Orient Bay, Agawa Canyon, Montreal River,Mile 38 Road, Cerro De Hielo, and Batchawana Bay. Author and contributor to 17 Rock and Ice Climbing guidebooks to the Lake Superior Region. 2 new Rock Climbing guidebooks were released in 2012.
  • Join us this winter for our ice climbing lessons and guided trips. See the ICE CLIMBING SECTION


Now Available

Now Available:

Both Guidebooks Are Now Available

 $25.00 by mail order. $20.00 at Joes Sports in Sault Ste. Marie, our office in Batchawana Bay and at the Chippewa River Restaurant and Store on Highway 17 near Mile 38 Road.

Also available at Adventure Guide in Kitchener, Ontario and through Chessler Books in Colorado.

  Summer 2019

 Join us for a 6 pitch- Guided rock climb on a 600 foot high cliff.

2 participants.

Day-1 Review of Rappelling and multi pitch climbing

Day-2 Ascent of the Classic route on SS Rock.

Call for Details

Coming: Winter 2019? MAYBE?

Ice Climber's Guide to Mile 38 Road- Cerro De Hielo-Montreal River Harbour Area

Over 300 Ice climbs found in 4 separate areas.

Our Upcoming Ice Course Schedule for March
We are running ICE CLIMBING courses in March.
Offering Ice Day on March 30th
Ice 2 on March 31st

Book your group now for the sunny weekends in March.
Join us for Intermediate and Advanced Instruction and Guiding
Head with us into Agawa Canyon Via snowmachine

Book now for Ice Climbing  Guiding in March

Join us for Instruction and Guiding on Multi-Pitch Ice. The highest ICE in the MID CONTINENT.

Our Climbs are not "WORLD CLASS" like MUNISING Ice but

are considered  "INTERSTELLAR"

Mile 38 Road is plowed. Park only at designated parking areas at KM-14 and KM-17.2  See the signs that have been erected.

See Ice Condition on 

Conditions Report (Lake Superior)


ROCK CLIMBING GUIDE TO Batchawana Bay and Beyond


This new Rock Climbing Guidebook will cover the following cliffs found in the area of Mile 38 Road in Batchawana Bay and others.

White Pine Dome- Janes Wall- SS Wall- Alien Wall- Prometheus Wall- Covenant Wall- Old Barel Wall- Noisy Rapids Wall  Windtower Wall (Montreal River Harbour) - Jacks Wall (Hwy 129)

Superior Exploration, Adventure & Climbing Co. Ltd.

P.O. Box 22052
44 Great Northern Road
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
P6B 6H4

Field Office Phone- 705 946 6054  Cell Phone Shaun- 705 943 9399 

Sandra -705 943 7499


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Shaun Parent Dipl Geo, BS C. P-Geo / Director  and Guide

Sandra Slater/ Field Assistant- VLF Data Analyst