The Fictioning Horror Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Powell's Q&A | September 3, 2014

Emily St. John Mandel: IMG Powell’s Q&A: Emily St. John Mandel



Describe your latest book. My new novel is called Station Eleven. It's about a traveling Shakespearean theatre company in a post-apocalyptic North... Continue »
  1. $17.47 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Station Eleven

    Emily St. John Mandel 9780385353304

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$40.00
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
13 Remote Warehouse Travel- US Western States

More copies of this ISBN

Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park: A Comprehensive Guide to More Than 1,800 Routes (Where to Climb)

by

Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park: A Comprehensive Guide to More Than 1,800 Routes (Where to Climb) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Smith Rock State Park. It was here on the impressive crags in this Oregon hideaway, that American sport climbing came into its own, and to this day, some of the hardest climbs in the United States are found on these walls. Alan Watts, who has played a leading role in the development of this popular rock-climbing destination, details more than 1,800 routes at Smith Rock and the surrounding area in this fully updated guidebook.

Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park includes hundreds of new routes and new color photos of each crag. No other guidebook is as comprehensive or thorough, and no author more respected for his intimate knowledge of one of the worldand#8217;s most popular climbing destinations.

Book News Annotation:

Based in Bend, Oregon, Watts has been climbing at Smith Rock since 1975 and spearheaded its rise to prominence as an international sport-climbing destination. He presents a long-awaited revised edition of his 1992 climbing guide to Smith Rock State Park and the surrounding area. Offering 1,800 routes--hundreds new to this edition--the guide assumes readers have a solid understanding of climbing techniques and vocabulary. Following an introductory description of the area--including a detailed account of its emergence as a sport-climbing mecca--the text contains 15 sections covering specific areas of the Park. Each section contains an overview of the area, the type of climbing, seasons and climate information, precautions and regulations, gear, camping and accommodations, and directions to the area, followed by written descriptions of the routes. The material is illustrated with linear diagrams, color photographs--all new to the second edition--and topographical maps. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Comprehensive guide to this area in central Oregon that brought the sport of climbing to America.


Synopsis:

The comprehensive guide to the place that brought sport climbing to North Americaand#151;a full-color, thoroughly updated new edition.

About the Author

Alan Watts has been climbing at Smith Rock since 1975 and is the climber most familiar with, and responsible for, its rise to prominence as an international sport-climbing mecca. With other local climbers, Watts spearheaded the changes over the past twenty-five years that put Smith Rock on the map and created the entirely new classification of sport climbing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762741243
Author:
Watts, Alan
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Rock climbing -- Oregon.
Subject:
Smith Rock State Park (Or.)
Subject:
United States - South Atlantic - Florida
Subject:
Parks & Campgrounds
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
Americana-Florida
Subject:
Outdoors-Camping Guides
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Second
Series:
Regional Rock Climbing Series
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
four-color maps, photos, topos
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Other books you might like

  1. The Strip-Built Sea Kayak: Three...
    Used Trade Paper $13.95

Related Subjects


Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Camping and Hiking » Guides
Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » General
Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Mountaineering » General
Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Mountaineering » Routes
Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Rock Climbing
Travel » North America » United States » Southern States
Travel » North America » United States » Western States

Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park: A Comprehensive Guide to More Than 1,800 Routes (Where to Climb) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$40.00 In Stock
Product details 512 pages Falcon Press Publishing - English 9780762741243 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Comprehensive guide to this area in central Oregon that brought the sport of climbing to America.


"Synopsis" by ,
The comprehensive guide to the place that brought sport climbing to North Americaand#151;a full-color, thoroughly updated new edition.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.