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Lakes Bouldering - Inglaterra - Rockfax - Guía de Escalada

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Lakes Bouldering - Inglaterra.
Guía de Escalada ROCKFAX.
Idioma: INGLÉS.
Autor: Jonathan Lagoe y Andy Hyslop.
Publicado Abril 2006.
208 Páginas.
20 Áreas.
1000+ Problemas.
A todo color.

The first dedicated bouldering guidebook to the Lake District, spanning a range of areas largely in the National Park and all north and west of the M6 junction 36. The guide is intended to be useful to the visiting climber looking for a day or evening''s light bouldering just as much as the hard-core local with decent coverage for the V1 and V9 boulderer alike.

The most striking aspect of Lakes bouldering is the sheer variety of rock types and environments available in the area, from the seaside sandstone of St. Bees to the high volcanic boulders of the Central Lakeland fells and from the grit-like Carrock gabbro to clean Eskdale granite. This variety means that conditions are likely to be decent somewhere in the region on most days of the year, though spring and summer are likely to give the best weather and autumn and winter the best friction for the hardest problems. The guide will also reflect a mix of venues, from the extremely well known and long-documented Bowderstone, Langdale Boulders and Badger Rock, through to areas hitherto best known to locals, such as Carrock Fell and the Eskdale granite boulders. We also hope to tempt you off the beaten track to some great new areas that have been developed only recently, places like Ladstones, the Wrynose craglets and the prominent, impressive, and still seldom visited Sampson''s Stones.

Format - The book is in the familiar Rockfax format of full-colour photo topos, high quality route descriptions, with symbols, maps and all the other features that you have come to expect. The authors are local to the area and have been bouldering in and around the Lakes for many years.

Areas Included:

Kentmere, Chapel Stile Boulders, Langdale Boulders, Wrynose, Coniston, Gouther, Carrock Fell, Thirlmere Boulders, Ullswater, The Bowderstone, Langstrath Boulders, Honister, Gillercombe Boulders, St Bees North Head, Fleswick Bay, St Bees South Head, Wasdale, Eskdale Fisherground, Upper Eskdale, Furness Area.