The Trad Guide to Joshua Tree: 60 Favorite Climbs from 5.5 to 5.9

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9780972441391: The Trad Guide to Joshua Tree: 60 Favorite Climbs from 5.5 to 5.9



* Detailed directions to locate each climb

* Full-color photos of every route

* High-quality, moderate climbs that are sure to become your favorites

* Descent instructions for every climb
Many climbers who visit Joshua Tree spend as much time searching for good routes as they do actually climbing. This guidebook offers the moderate climber a fun, varied and challenging "tick-list" of 60 great Trad climbs, and makes it easy to find your way around. With color photos of every route, detailed maps, and easy-to-follow driving and hiking directions, you'll be able to climb numerous routes per day and make the most of your climbing trip.
Key features of each climb are described, and you'll even know what to expect when you reach the top of a route and want to set up an anchor and later descend. Are you looking for an area with a concentration of a certain grade or climb? Color-coded overview maps will help you choose your spot.
Charlie Winger is a prolific mountaineer who has climbed hundreds of peaks in Colorado, California, the 99 peaks on the Sierra Club's Desert Peaks List, 5 of the 7 continental summits, and much more. Diane takes a more relaxed approach to hiking, with some of her favorites being treks in New Zealand, Peru, and Nepal.

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About the Author:

CHARLIE WINGER has 25-plus years of hiking and mountaineering experience. Both Charlie and Dian Winger, co-author and spouse, are active in the national Highpointers Club. They live in Beulah, Colorado.

DIANE WINGER has been a rock climber since the 1980s but admits her favorite activity now is trekking around the globe.

Review:

Far from the chicken-scratch mimeographs I've used, this new climber's manual on Joshua Tree National Park gives you what you really want from a guidebook (Los Angeles Times)

An impressive degree of organization...Route descriptions are clear and concise...Perhaps the most helpful part of the book is the photographs that highlight each route in yellow. They provide a dose of confidence for climbers still learning to pick the best way up the wall...A wealth of information for anyone who'd like to explore this classic climbing destination. (Arizona Republic)

Includes far more information than that provided in most climbing area guides...Profusely illustrated with color maps and photos...Will be especially popular with new trad climbers looking for a to-do list for the Joshua Tree climbers' playground. (Los Angeles Daily News)

The book covers, in extensive detail, some of the best introductory crack climbs in the park...Organized in a user-friendly way. (The Inyo (CA) Register)

A handy, well-detailed guide. (San Francisco Chronicle)

Charlie and Diane Winger have definitely done something different with this guidebook to J-Tree...[They] show you that a single picture can be worth a thousand words...This guidebook offers the moderate climber a fun, varied, and challenging "tick-list" of 60 great trad climbs, and makes it easy to find your way around...An exceptional guidebook for moderate climbers wanting to get the most out of their road trip to this desert rock oasis. (Camp4.com)

These climbs will test the abilities of rock climbers able to climb bolted routes with higher ratings and yet they are within the capabilities of the majority of dedicated weekend warriors...This book called to me to take a sentimental journey back through time...Buy this book and take a road trip to Joshua Tree for me. (Traditionalmountaineering.org)

Attractive photo-based guide...Very useful and useable for those on short holidays and [who] just want to find the best moderate [routes] the area has to offer. (Gripped)

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