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Selected Climbs in the Desert Southwest: Colorado & Utah

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Selected Climbs in the Desert Southwest: Colorado & Utah.

Idioma: INGLÉS.
Autor: Cameron Burns.
Octubre 31, 1999.
240 páginas.
ISBN: 978-0-89886-657-5.
Rústica.
Guía de escaladas en el sudoeste del desierto, de los Estados Unidos. Con centenares de rutas documentadas.

Más de 130 rutas de escalada en el Colorado occidental y Utah meridional incluidas las vías más divertidas, elegantes e históricamente las más relevantes. Cada descripción detalla la ruta, con el grado de dificultad, el tiempo, la aproximación, el equipo y las consideraciones necesarias para completar con éxito tus proyectos.

The classic routes for this region.
A glovebox companion for every desert climber.
Author Cameron Burns is a stickler for clean routes and clean climbing The desert southwest is a prime destination for some of the best rock climbing in the United States, with hundreds of documented routes. But how are climbers to find out which routes are the best routes, the jewels in this desert crown? That's where Selected Climbs in the Desert Southwest comes in. A longtime, expert desert climber, Cam Burns separates the wheat from the chaff and offers a sampling of this region's absolutely finest areas, spires, and walls. For climbers with limited time or for those seeking to climb the most classic desert routes, this guide is all they'll need.

The more than 130 routes in western Colorado and southern Utah included are not only the most fun, the most elegant, and the most historically interesting, they are also the cleanest routes. Each detailed route description includes difficulty rating, time, approach, equipment, special considerations, and the descent.

Dougald MacDonald, Rock & Ice
Cam Burns ably describes all of the great desert classics, but it's his descriptions of newer or lesser-known climbs that make this book really worthwhile.
Roaring Fork Sunday
An excellent cross-section of desert routes ... sure to become a standard reference for both the seasoned desert climber and the newcomer.
Ed Webster
All of the secrets of desert climbing in one guidebook; a treasure trove of information.
The Climbing Art
If I need to grab just one [guidebook] for a quick trip, I know which one that will be. The desert is a stunning arena in which to climb. Selected Climbs in the Desert Southwest has just brought it a little closer to home.