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Rock Climbing the San Francisco Bay Area

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Average Rating : 3.50 out of 5
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by Tresa Black Price: $25.00 Pub. Date: 06/01/2002 Edition: First edition Binding: Paperback Page Count: 240 Trim Size: 6 x 9 ISBN: 0-7627-1143-4 Publisher: Falcon Imprint: Falcon Want to go vertical? Let Rock Climbing the San Francisco Bay Area point you to the best ascents at twenty-four climbing areas within two hours' drive of the Bay. Scale the rock at Mount St. Helena and The Grotto, jam your way up the cracks at Mount Diablo and Consumnes River Gorge, and traverse the boulders at Mickey's Beach and Skyline Boulevard Slabs.Inside you find information on the best climbing routes and bouldering problems at each area, along with protection information and gear recommendations that will keep you heading to the top. You'll find: complete and up-to-date topos; detailed descriptions of more than 375 routes; descent information on multi-pitch routes; background and historical information on many of the crags; easy-to-follow driving and approach directions to climbing and bouldering destinations; tips on where to find the best coffee, grub and pint near each climbing locale. (6 x 9, 240 pages, b&w photos, maps, charts)

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Review 2 out of 5 stars

Review by: areuinclimber, 2004-10-31

this book is ok, its missing a few rocks around castle rock and stuff. the drawings are really bad and some of the info is misleading and conflicts with other more localized guides of certain areas.
consider a different book

Review 5 out of 5 stars

Review by: tinnchris, 2004-08-17

A monkey could get to any bay area crag with this book!

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