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Golden Horseshoe Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.26221, -79.63271 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Golden Horseshoe is a densely populated and industrialized region (or urban agglomeration) centred around the western end of Lake Ontario in Southern Ontario, Canada, with outer boundaries stretching south to Lake Erie and north to Georgian Bay.

Getting There 

The Niagara Escarpment is easily accessible from the Toronto, Buffalo areas.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.1 miles from here

125 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',32],['2 Stars',31],['1 Star',18],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',55],['5.7',18],['5.8',16],['5.9',7],['5.10',12],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',4],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Taylor Rose about to hit the final jug on Life-O.....

Life O'Reilly V6+ 7A  North America : Canada : ... : Central
Along with Super Sharp Shooter, this line is probably the best V6(+) you'll find anywhere in Ontario but be warned - the feet are polished to the point of near uselessness. I know of a much stronger climber who had to campus the crux because he couldn't get his feet to stick. Start on some crimps about chest high and throw left hand straight up to a sloper using some horrible feet. Using one of a variety of equally horrible foot options, pop up and right to a sloping crimp (crux) and control you...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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