Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park: A Comprehensive Guide to More Than 1,800 Routes
ISBN: 0762741244
EAN13: 9780762741243
Language: English
Pages: 498
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
The comprehensive guide to the place that brought sport climbing to North America--a full-color, thoroughly updated new edition Smith Rock State Park. It was on the impressive crags of this Oregon hideaway that American sport climbing came into its own, and to this day, some of the hardest climbs in the United States are found on these walls. Alan Watts, who has played a leading role in the development of this popular rock-climbing destination, details more than 1,700 routes at Smith Rock and the surrounding area. This new edition updates hundreds of routes, includes hundreds of new ones, and has new photos of each crag, wall, and route. No other guide is as comprehensive or thorough, and no author more respected for his intimate knowledge of one of the world's most popular climbing destinations.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Smith Rock State Park. It was here on the impressive crags in this Oregon hideaway, that American sport climbing came into its own, and to this day, some of the hardest climbs in the United States are found on these walls. Alan Watts, who has played a leading role in the development of this popular rock-climbing destination, details more than 1,800 routes at Smith Rock and the surrounding area in this fully updated guidebook. Rock Climbing Smith Rock State Park includes hundreds of new routes and new color photos of each crag. No other guidebook is as comprehensive or thorough, and no author more respected for his intimate knowledge of one of the world's most popular climbing destinations.