Rock Climbing Desert Rock IV The Colorado Plateau Backcountry: Utah

Bjornstad, Eric

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Place Published: Guilford, CT
Publisher: Falcon
Date Published: 2003
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Paperback
Condition: As NEW
ISBN: 0762711450
Book Id: 13971


438 pp. 23 cm. Black and tan spine with photographic wrappers. "Want to go vertical? Rock-climbing legend Eric Bjornstad's fourth collection of Colorado Plateau climbing routes will take you to twenty-seven diverse areas -- all within the incomparable canyons of Utah's remote desert backcountry. "Southern Utah offers the most concentrated sandstone climbing in the great expanse of the Colorado Plateau -- a range of splitter cracks, chimneys, dihedrals, overhangs, and off-widths to tempt, then challenge, any appetite. This guide provides information on the best ascents and bouldering problems at each area, along with protection information and gea recommendations that will keep you heading to the top. "Inside you'll find: - Detailed, up-to-date topos; - Descent information on multipitch routes; - Historical background on many of the routes; - Easy-to-follow driving and approach directions to climbing and bouldering destinations; - Tips on where to find campgrounds, archaeological sites, and other points of interest. "Rock Climbing Desert Rock IV is an indispensable sourcebook for planning your next rock-climbing adventure in the Colorado Plateau."

By This Author: Bjornstad, Eric
By This Publisher: Falcon