Want to Test Your Strength at the Rock Climbing Toronto Area?

By: Muna wa Wanjiru

Toronto is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario. It is located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. With over 2.5 million residents, it is the fifth-most populous municipality in North America, and the 46th most populous in the world.

Toronto is at the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and is part of a densely-populated region in south-central Ontario known as the Golden Horseshoe which is home to over eight million residents. The census metropolitan area (CMA) had a population of 5,113,149, and the Greater Toronto Area had a population of 5,555,912 at the 2006 Census.

Toronto covers an area of 630 square kilometres (243 sq mi),[33] with a maximum north-south distance of 21 kilometres (13 mi) and a maximum east-west distance of 43 km (27 mi). It has a long waterfront shoreline of 46-kilometre (29 mi). Lake Ontario, Etobicoke Creek and Highway no. 427 form its borders in the south to the west, Steeles Avenue to the north and the Rouge River to the east.

Today, a series of escarpments mark the lake's former boundary. This is called the Iroquois Shoreline. These escarpments form the Scarborough Bluffs and are very defined between the Victoria Park Avenue and Highland Creek.

Although not remarkably hilly, Toronto has an elevation difference that ranges to about 75 metres (246 ft) above-sea-level at the Lake Ontario shore to 270 m (886 ft) ASL near the York University grounds in the city's north end. Toronto's climate is moderate for Canada due to its southerly location within the country and its proximity to Lake Ontario.

It has a typical humid climate that is very much continental (Koppen climate classification Dfa), with cold winders and warm, humid summers and. Although winters here are fairly mild when compared to Canadian and many northern continental U.S. standards.

Toronto has four major seasons. There is a difference in the day-to-day temperature especially during winter. The city and lakeshore areas of this place have a low diurnal temperature range. This is because Toronto is urbanized and is also close to a water body.

Rock climbing Toronto as in general rock climbing is a skill which has to be developed with a lot of endurance, perseverance and stamina. This activity tests a person's strength, capacity to concentrate and coordination. It can be rough and antagonistic to those who venture to come to grips with it.
Nevertheless, as a sport, rock climbing Toronto continues to offer a thrill and challenge that is compulsive. Rock climbing is a great sport to test your strength, concentration and coordination skills and techniques. You will get better at rock climbing gradually as you go on exploring different challenging terrains. It can be antagonistic and rough to those who try it for the first time. Nevertheless, as a sport, climbing continues to offer a thrilling challenge that is compulsive.

Following are the various institutes and gym dealing in rock climbing Toronto -
Joe Rockhead's Indoor Rock Climbing,
Toronto Climbing Academy Indoor Rock Wall Gym,
Rock Oasis Inc
Warrior Spirit -
Cedar Climbing Indoor Rock Climbing Gym

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