Falls rock scaling operation underway

From Niagara This Week: Visitors to Niagara Falls may have noticed a crane dangling workers over the ledge above the lower observation deck of Journey Behind the Falls on Monday. The workers were chipping away at loose rock in a process called ice-jacking on the Canadian side of the Horseshoe Falls, 13 storeys above the…

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Annual rock scaling operations set to begin

From the Niagara Falls Review: Niagara Parks will conduct its annual rock-scaling operations along the Niagara Gorge wall on the Canadian side of the Horseshoe Falls Monday to Thursday, weather permitting. The activity removes any loose rocks and debris that built up during the winter months. It’s intended to ensure the safe operation and opening…

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Annual gorge wall clean up

From the St Catharines Standard: Depending on how one looks at it, the great gorge can either be impressive or frightening. For the crew in charge of the annual rock scaling operation along the great gorge wall on the Canadian side of the Horseshoe Falls, however, it’s the former. “I don’t find it nerve racking…

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