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Other titles in the Falcon Guides Rock Climbing series:
Climbing the Cascade Volcanoes (Falcon Guides Rock Climbing)
Synopses & Reviews
The Cascade volcanoes dominate the landscape in the Pacific Northwest. For years adventuresome locals have explored the glaciated flanks of these impressive giants, and climbers around the globe are drawn to the region with sights set on snow-capped summits. For many, climbing one volcano is the achievement of a lifetime; for others, the pursuit of these mountains becomes a lifelong obsession. Described in this book are routes up eighteen of these majestic peaks, from British Columbia south through Washington and Oregon to California.
Book News Annotation:
Describes routes up 18 Cascade volcanos of the Pacific Northwest, from British Columbia south through Washington and Oregon to California. Included are popular routes on Shasta, Ranier, Hood, Bachelor, and Baker. Difficulty ratings, time estimates, hazard evaluations, and b&w approach maps are complemented by written descriptions and b&w photos and topos. Formerly titled Summit Guide to the Cascade Volcanos. First published in 1992. Lacks a subject index.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Simple guide filled with brief and informative descriptions of the routes to the summits of the major Cascade volcanoes.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -182).
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