By: Camera M. Burns
If you seek to climb the classic routes of the desert - the most rewarding, most elegant, and most historically interesting - this guide is all you'll need. An expert rock climber has sorted through hundreds of documented routes to present a sampling of the finest areas, spires, and walls in western Colorado and southern Utah. From today's favorites like Touchstone Wall to forgotten classics like Gentleman's Agreement in Zion, these 132 routes represent the best desert Southwest has to offer!
This guide includes:
Information on area climbing regulations, getting there, and special considerations
Route descriptions including approach, difficulty rating, time required for the climb, recommended equipment, and descent
80 photos with route overlays and 79 topos