Tree climbing involves ascending and descending trees using a variety of techniques. This sport can be performed in a competitve setting (ex. arborist competitions) or as an individual past-time. Recreationally, tree climbing involves ascending and descending a tree without any equipment, for pleasure. In a competitive setting, tree climbing typically requires safety equipment, including harnesses, helmets, and ropes, as participants may reach heights of up to 60 ft. A variation a tree climbing is arborist climbing, which combines an individual’s passion for tree climbing with an arborists’ job of tree maintenance. Participants compete in various climbing events which test key arborist skills, such as speed, agility, and safety. Common events during these competitions includes aerial rescue, work climb, secured footlock, belayed speed climb, and throwline.
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Canatara Park1200 Lake Chipican DriveSarnia, ON N7V 3C1
Trinity Bellwoods Park790 Queen St WToronto, ON M6J 1G3
Sunnybrook Park1132 Leslie StToronto, ON M3C 3L7http://www1.toronto.ca/parks/prd/facilities/complex/28/index.htm
Hamilton Amateur Athletic Association Grounds250 Charlton Ave WHamilton, ON L8P 2E2
Bayfront Park200 Harbour Front DrHamilton, ON L8L 1C8
High Park1873 Bloor St WEtobicoke York, ON M6R 2Z3http://www1.toronto.ca/parks/prd/facilities/complex/77/index.htm
Centennial Park - Etobicoke256 Centennial Park RdEtobicoke, ON M9C 5N3http://www1.toronto.ca/parks/prd/facilities/complex/798/index.htm
Queen's Park47 Queens Park Crescent EastToronto, ON M5S 2C3
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