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Mountaineers Books Books Weekend Rock Washington David Whitelaw Publisher 9780898869842.
Description of Mountaineers Books Weekend Rock WashingtonThis guide is for climbers with busy lives who want to make the most of their time on the rock. Trips can be completed in a day or two most approaches are short, drive time from urban centers is noted, and estimated climbing times range from a few minutes to a full day for these routes rated 5.0 to 5.10a. But-more important-these routes have been selected for quality of experience, rated on a three-star system. There is something here for everyone sandstone pinnacles, alpine granite, and cliffs rising above high desert terrain. There are classic routes like Midway on Castle Rock Washingtons first rock climb and a super-classic 5.6, a great multi-pitch route for intermediate leaders and routes in two previously unpublished areas, Banks Lake and The Half Moon Crags. Other major climbing areas featured are Leavenworth, Index, Darrington, Tieton, Mount Erie, Exit 38, and Frenchman Coulee. A veteran rock climber and mountaineer who has put up more than 250 new routes in North America, DAVID WHITELAW is the author of nine climbing guidebooks. He lives in Bellevue, Washington.FeaturesWritten by David Whitelaw240 PagesPublisher The Mountaineers Books Publication date 1192006 PaperbackMore than 300 trad and sport climbs from 5.0 to 5.10a Topo map or photo with route overlay for most routes Choose a Climbing Area chart compares destinations by climbing type, rock type, best time of year, length of approach, and drive time from urban areas
- US Outdoor Store
Make the most of your time on the rock in Washington state--after work or on your day off.
A guide for climbers with busy lives who want to make the most of their time on the rock, Weekend Rock: Washington by David Whitelaw covers more than 300 trad and sport climbs from 5.0 to 5.10a. Trips can be completed in a day or two: most approaches are short, drive time from urban centers is noted, and estimated climbing times range from a few minutes to a full day. There is something here for everyone: sandstone pinnacles, alpine granite, and cliffs rising above high desert terrain - classic routes like Midway on Castle Rock and routes in two previously unpublished areas, Banks Lake and The Half Moon Crags.
- Mountain Gear
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