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South-Western Ontario

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Description

The areas of Ontario generally surrounded by the three great lakes: Ontario, Erie, and Huron. The largest population centre is Toronto, and the megapolis that extends around the north-western to western shores of Lake Ontario.

Much of the climbing in the area is on the limestone of the Niagara escarpment.

Access issues inherited from Ontario

In the more populated areas of Ontario, especially southern and south-western Ontario (within a few hours drive of Toronto) access is often complicated, with many cliffs closed to climbing. The Ontario Alliance of Climbers (OAC) monitors this, and negotiates for access to cliffs, or to avoid closures. They maintain a crag status list at: https://www.ontarioallianceofclimbers.ca/crag-status/

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry also maintains an online crown land use policy atlas. This can often be used to determine the ownership status of the land on which a cliff is located in Ontario. It can be found at: http://www.giscoeapp.lrc.gov.on.ca/web/MNR/NHLUPS/CLUPA/Viewer/Viewer.html .

Areas

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Name
Style
Routes
Ticks
Height
Grades
554
2,360
17m
72
432
1,538
13m
37
 Bouldering,  Sport climbing and other styles
199
377
26m
9
182
420
4m
-
0
0
Gym Junction Gym
-
0
0
Closed Rockwood Area
17
18
Gym Guelph Grotto Gym
-
0
0
-
0
0
Gym Up The Bloc Gym
-
0
0
Gym Hub Climbing Gym
-
0
0
-
0
0
-
0
0
Gym The Cave Gym
-
0
0
-
0
0
-
0
0
-
0
0
-
0
0
-
0
0
Gym Alt Rock Gym
-
0
0
Closed Campden Crag Crag
34
24
9m

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