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Climbing California's High Sierra: The Classic Climbs on Rock and Ice (Falcon Guides Rock Climbing)

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Named the Range of Light by John Muir and rising 10,000 feet on its eastern side, California's High Sierra has attracted climbers for more than a century. These mountains are home to clean granite, easy approaches, and classic routes to the summits of the highest peaks in the continental United States.Climbing California's High Sierra provides the information needed to scale more than 100 of California's most challenging peaks. The climbs range from scrambles up Mount Stanford, to snow and rock routes on Red Slate Mountain, to technical routes on Mount Whitney. Look inside for detailed descriptions of routes, alternative routes, and descents. You'll also find: a brief history of climbing in the Sierra; descriptions of first ascents; maps, photos, drawings, and photo overlays of routes.Use this guide to discover the rewards and challenges of climbing California's High Sierra. (6 x 9, 448 pages, b&w photos, maps)

Synopsis:

In addition to detailed route descriptions, topos, and route ratings, the book offers a history of climbing in the region. A must-have for California climbers and for any climber traveling to the Sierra.

About the Author

John Moynier is a veteran climber and author of Avalanche Aware, The Basic Essentials of Climbing, and two guidebooks. Claude Fiddler is a well-respected Sierra rock climber.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762710850
Author:
Moynier, John
Author:
Fiddler, Claude
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
Guidebooks
Subject:
United States - Pacific - California
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Sierra nevada (calif. and nev.)
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
Mountaineering - Si
Subject:
Americana - California
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Edition Number:
Second edition
Edition Description:
Second
Series:
Climbing Mountains Series
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Related Subjects

Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Mountaineering » General
Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Mountaineering » Routes
Travel » North America » United States » Western States

Climbing California's High Sierra: The Classic Climbs on Rock and Ice (Falcon Guides Rock Climbing)
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In addition to detailed route descriptions, topos, and route ratings, the book offers a history of climbing in the region. A must-have for California climbers and for any climber traveling to the Sierra.

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