Thursday, September 17, 2009
California Roadtrip - Nor Cal
A Climber's Guide Northern California
by Tom Slater and Chris Summit
1st Edition - - 2009
The top selection of some of the best rocks in the Southern Sierra and Yosemite Gold Country north to Tahoe and Mt Lassen along the mountainous east side of Northern California. Along the Pacific coast the book takes you from Big Sur to the San Francisco Bay Area and the Wine Country all the way up to the North Coast areas on the western edge of the continent. This book hooks you up with the most up to date info and choice photos of most of Nor Cal's premiere sport and traditional climbs and boulder problems!
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*Front Cover - Shangri La, Shuteye Ridge.
~ Sulfur steam vent, Mt Lassen.
~ Bloody Talon (V7fa) Eagle Pk, Mt Lassen.
~ Richie Esquibel gets primal on Cro-Magnon (5.12d) with local limestone fa master Eric Chemello chillin in the background, Trinity Aretes.
~ Sean Brady is Living a Nightmare (V7), Fort Ross.
~ Sean Brady on the Apocalyptic Bebop (V4), North Cove at Fort Ross.
~ Slackliner at Promontory.
~ Jason Campbell on Steep Climb Named Desire (5.13d), Donner Pass.
~ 90 Foot Wall (5.7 solo), Eagle Creek Canyon.
~ Elizabeth Brand and friends on the classic Spoon (V2) Castle Rock.
~ Tresa Black on Bar Fly (5.11c), The Bar.
~ Charlie Barrett redpoints Naked and Disfigured (5.13a), Mickey's Beach.
~ Kevin Jorgeson has a Dream of White Porsches (5.13b), Mickey's Beach.
~ Valentine Cullen on the Bunny Arete (V0), Bunny Blocks, Bald Rock.