The hub of climbing activity will be at Diamond Lake, 7km south of Combermere on Hwy 515. (Follow SOIceFest signs to the parking area.) For a complete list of climbing options refer to Southern Ontario Ice (guidebook) available at MEC or at www.kolos.ca
ACCOMODATIONS IN MAYNOOTH:
Arlington Hotel - located in the heart of the action
Madawaska Lodge - just up the road along Hwy 523, deal location if heading in to McCauley Lake and other areas in the Madawaska.
Trails Edge B&B - in town as well!
ACCOMODATIONS IN BANCROFT:
South Baptiste Rd B&B (613-332-3243 8-10pm) Located on the same road as Hidden Gems, so this could be convenient if you’ll be climbing there with the ACC. 2 single rooms; breakfast included; drying areas.
Bancroft Inn and Suites (613-332-4900) (ask about their “SOIceFest” Ice Climbing Festival special and receive $20 off their regular rates) located close to the new LCBO right off Hwy 62.
FOOD IN MAYNOOTH:
Memories Bakery & Tea Room (613-412-9700), right down the street - about 5min from The Arlington! For all your baked good snackies for the cliff :)
Sunrun Cafe (613-338-1001), A 2 min walk down the street from The Arlington!