Rock Climbing Utah

Author: Stewart M. Green
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762792849
Release Date: 2012-12-18
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Utah is a magnificent landscape of startling diversity and beauty, manifested for climbers in more cliff miles of exposed rock than any other state. Fragile sandstone towers pierce the sky amid endless miles of vertical cliffs sometimes more than a half mile high; wondrous canyon walls of cobblestone and limestone overhang at dizzying angles; and granite domes and slabs recline on sunny mountain slopes. Rock Climbing Utah is the only guide available that covers all the major climbing areas in the state. Traditional and sport climbers from the beginner to expert will find a superb sampling of hundreds of routes in the 25 areas covered--including 300 new routes that were not in the first edition. This fully revised and expanded guidebook offers first-hand information for climbers, including area overviews and climbing histories, route betas and topos, color maps and photos, equipment recommendations, approach and descent information, and listings for shops, gyms, and guide services. Stunning action photos round out the package to make Rock Climbing Utah an essential source for visitng and local climbers alike.

Rock Climbing Desert Rock IV

Author: Eric Bjornstad
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 0762711450
Release Date: 2002-12-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The Colorado Plateau encompasses the high desert country of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah. Illustrated with a guide's eye for the fascinating natural history of the region, this book is a must for every Southwestern climber.

Utah Sport Climbing

Author: Darren M. Edwards
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9781625856791
Release Date: 2017-03-27
Genre: Photography

Not much drives passionate debate in Utah more than public land use. And sport climbing is securely tethered to that controversy as more thrill-seekers gear up each year to ascend the state’s geological wonders. From the bolt wars in Moab to the frenzied route development in American Fork Canyon, Utah remains central in the evolution of the sport. With over sixty interviews and a healthy dose of humor, climber and author Darren M. Edwards tracks the spirit, ethos and feats of bolters who have led the way since the 1980s.

Knack Rock Climbing

Author: Stewart M. Green
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762762736
Release Date: 2010-05-18
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Knack Rock Climbing gets people started by giving them fundamental knowledge about climbing, equipment, movement, and safety.

Rock Climbing Colorado

Author: Stewart M. Green
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762763443
Release Date: 2010-06-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This book is the only guide available that covers all the major climbing areas in the state with routes ranging from 5.0 to 5.14.

Explorer s Guide The Four Corners Region Where Colorado Utah Arizona New Mexico Meet A Great Destination Explorer s Great Destinations

Author: Sara J. Benson
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581579871
Release Date: 2008-06-17
Genre: Travel

Explorer's Great Destinations puts the guide back into guidebook. This Explorer's Great Destinations guidebook focuses on the Four Corners Region of the American Southwest, including parts of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah.

Rock Climbing New England

Author: Stewart M. Green
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493014958
Release Date: 2015-06-20
Genre: Sports & Recreation

New England is one of the country's most spectacular rock climbing arenas. The 66,608-square-mile region is studded with intimate crags, sweeping walls, compact sea cliffs, towering ledges, and spectacular overhangs. This full-color, revised edition of Rock Climbing New England describes fifteen of the region's best climbing areas in detail. Your choices of rocks and routes include two of the country's premier traditional crags, Cathedral and Whitehorse Ledges in New Hampshire; New England's biggest rock face, Cannon Cliff in New Hampshire; and stunning sea cliff routes at Maine's Acadia National Park and at Rhode Island's Fort Wetherill State Park. Other superb selections include urban cragging at Crow Hill near Boston, the traprock cliffs of Ragged Mountain in Connecticut, and the granite slabs of Wheeler Mountain in Vermont. Inside you will also discover: climbing history of each site, pitch-by-pitch written descriptions, detailed topos and clear overview photos, and insider tips to remote climbing areas waiting to be explored. Rock Climbing New England, 2nd edition is an indispensable resource for anyone seeking adventure in this remarkable region.

Rock Climbing the Wasatch Range

Author: Bret Ruckman
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 0762727306
Release Date: 2003-05
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Compiling the results of 70 years of rock climbing in Utah's Wasatch Range, the authors feature detailed route descriptions, difficulty and quality ratings, and accurate location maps of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Lone Peak, and other climbing locales near Salt Lake City. 55 photos. 18 maps.

Hiking Grand Staircase Escalante the Glen Canyon Region

Author: Ron Adkison
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762767533
Release Date: 2011-01-25
Genre: Sports & Recreation

“FalconGuides point the compass to the best spots to play, climb, hike, fish, and be.” – CNN.com Lace up your boots and sample fifty-nine of the finest trails in southern Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and the stunning 1.2-million-acre Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. With thorough descriptions and detailed maps, this book leads you to both well-known and little-used trails, and it includes several backpack trips and a wide variety of day hikes. Whether traveling down remote desert roads or up serene canyons, you will be rewarded with vivid memories and a yearning to return. For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors. Features: Hikes suited to every ability Directions to the trailheads Trail Finder for best hikes for novices and families, moderate day hikes, strenuous day hikes, and backpacking trips for all levels Comprehensive trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, best hiking seasons, and canine compatibility for every featured hike Information on fees and permits, contacts, campgrounds, and more

Best Climbs Moab

Author: Stewart M. Green
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762767526
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

With Best Climbs, FalconGuides introduces a new type of guidebook to some of America's most popular climbing destinations. Written for nonlocal climbers who have only a few days to climb during each visit, these guides provides visually appealing, to-the-point information that filters out the classic routes and very best climbs. Written by an expert local climber, each guide features: - 150-200 routes of moderate difficulty, rarely rating above 5.11 - sections that each cover a different climbing area and route history - detailed color topos - stunning action photos - a contemporary, exciting design Best Climbs Moab covers Wall Street, Arches National Park, The Icecream Parlor in King Creek Canyon, Castleton Tower, and Fisher Towers.

Best Climbs Denver and Boulder

Author: Stewart M. Green
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762767519
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

With Best Climbs, FalconGuides introduces a new type of guidebook to some of America's most popular climbing destinations. Written for nonlocal climbers who have only a few days to climb during each visit, these guides provides visually appealing, to-the-point information that filters out the classic routes and very best climbs. Written by an expert local climber, each guide features: - 150-200 routes of moderate difficulty, rarely rating above 5.11 - sections that each cover a different climbing area and route history - detailed color topos - stunning action photos - a contemporary, exciting design Best Climbs Denver & Boulder covers Eldorado Canyon, the Flatirons, Boulder Canyon, Golden Cliffs, Castlewood Canyon, the north section of the South Platte, and some toproping routes at Ironclads.