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Best Climbs: Joshua Tree National Park: The Best Sport and Trad Routes in the Park (Best Climbs)

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The essential guide to one of the worlds most popular climbing destinations—

with detailed color topos, stunning action photos, and maps

Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park is part of a series of new climbing guides from Falcon, appealing specifically to nonlocal climbers and locals with minimal time on their hands, all of whom seek visually appealing, to-the-point guides that filter out the very best climbs in some of Americas most popular climbing destinations, with an emphasis on moderate routes ranging from 5.6 to 5.10. With over 8,000 routes to choose from, selecting a climb at Joshua Tree can be a daunting task for the traveling climber or for a climber new to the area. Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park includes over 250 of the very best sport and trad routes at this world-renowned climbing area.

 

- 250+ favorite routes, many of moderate difficulty

- Trivia  and route history sidebars

- Stunning action photos

- 15+ color topo maps with detailed directions to parking areas (GPS coordinates included)

 

Synopsis:

Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park gives climbers a selection of more than 250 of the very best routes at one of the country's most popular climbing destination. Full color photographs along with a contemporary design make this book as visually appealing as it is useful.

Synopsis:

Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park showcases the best sport and trad routes in the park, ideal for climbers who want to hit as many select climbs as possible in a short visit. Longtime local climbing guide Bob Gaines leads you to more than 250 of the very best routes available, from one-pitch bolted sport routes to multi-pitch traditional-style gear routes, with an emphasis on moderate climbs but featuring some classic testpieces too. GPS coordinates for the formations, sun and shade recommendations, and gear requirements for each climb are included. This guide provides visually

appealing, to-the-point information for climbers who want to experience the best climbs Joshua Tree

National Park has to offer.

Includes:

Quail Springs * Lost Horse Road * Hidden Valley Campground  * Real Hidden Valley * Echo Rock Area * Wonderland of Rocks * Cap Rock * Ryan Campground * Hall of Horrors * Saddle Rock * Jumbo Rocks * Split Rocks * Indian Cove

About the Author

Bob Gaines, an AMGA (American Mountain Guides Association) Certified Rock Guide, is the coauthor of Climbing Anchors and Rock Climbing Tahquitz and Suicide Rocks (both FalconGuides), and is the owner/director of Vertical Adventures Climbing School, based at Joshua Tree National Park, California. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762770199
Author:
Gaines, Bob
Publisher:
FalconGuide
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Outdoors-Mountaineering
Edition Description:
First Edition, First
Series:
Best Climbs Series
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
115 color photo topos and 18 color actio
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park gives climbers a selection of more than 250 of the very best routes at one of the country's most popular climbing destination. Full color photographs along with a contemporary design make this book as visually appealing as it is useful.
"Synopsis" by ,

Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park showcases the best sport and trad routes in the park, ideal for climbers who want to hit as many select climbs as possible in a short visit. Longtime local climbing guide Bob Gaines leads you to more than 250 of the very best routes available, from one-pitch bolted sport routes to multi-pitch traditional-style gear routes, with an emphasis on moderate climbs but featuring some classic testpieces too. GPS coordinates for the formations, sun and shade recommendations, and gear requirements for each climb are included. This guide provides visually

appealing, to-the-point information for climbers who want to experience the best climbs Joshua Tree

National Park has to offer.

Includes:

Quail Springs * Lost Horse Road * Hidden Valley Campground  * Real Hidden Valley * Echo Rock Area * Wonderland of Rocks * Cap Rock * Ryan Campground * Hall of Horrors * Saddle Rock * Jumbo Rocks * Split Rocks * Indian Cove

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