Falcon Guides Climbing California's High Sierra
Here's what other sites are saying:
The epitome of Sierra Nevada rock climbing guides, Climbing California's High Sierra has the listings and descriptions for all of the High Sierra peaks and most beautiful ascents. This book will live on your shelf and you will drool for years until you climb these amazing mountains and accomplish your climbing dreams. Information on more than 100 classic and challenging peaks. Climbs range from scrambles to mixed snow and ice routes to the most technical of routes on the farthest mountains. Great route descriptions, even better approach directions, tons of great beta. Over 400 pages long and 100 routes deep, you cannot go wrong with this guidebook!
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
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)