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4 edition of Rock Climbing Colorado"s San Luis Valley found in the catalog.

Rock Climbing Colorado"s San Luis Valley

by Bob D"Antonio

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Published by Falcon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - Mountain - Colorado,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Sports,
  • Mountaineering,
  • Travel / United States / West / Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, UT, WY),
  • Rock climbing,
  • Guidebooks,
  • San Luis Valley (Colo. and N.M.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8616665M
    ISBN 101560449144
    ISBN 109781560449140

    Home / Climbing Gear / Books / ROCK CLIMBING The San Luis Valley. Rock Garden and Witch’s Canyon. 4 in stock. ROCK CLIMBING The San Luis Valley quantity. Add to cart. SKU: Categories: Books, Climbing Gear. Reviews (0) Reviews There are no reviews yet. Books - Rock Climbing - San Luis Valley Books - When the going gets weird, the weird end up in Colorado's San Luis Valley Books - Enter the Valley (unexplained phenomena in the San Luis Valley) Book - Secrets of the Mysterious Valley Back to Top. Government, Organizations, Resources & Misc. Links. USGS Environmental Report - Mining/Wetlands.

    Adventurers who thrive at that intersection of challenge and exploration should make their way to Colorado’s San Luis Valley, where they’ll find a handful of the toughest outdoor adventures in the Centennial State. Alamosa sits in the center of the valley, with the Sangre de Cristo range to the east and the San Juan Mountains to the west. The San Luis Valley is a region in south-central Colorado with a small portion overlapping into New is the headwaters of the Rio contains 6 counties and portions of 3 others. The San Luis Valley was ceded to the United States by Mexico following the Mexican–American ic settlers began moving north and settling in the valley after the United States .

      Deep within the San Luis Valley hides a beautiful canyon, Penitente Canyon, with foot walls that is a mecca for rock climbers in the Rockies. Because of the remote location on Bureau of Land Management land, this canyon wasn’t truly explored by rock climbers until the s. RELATED: Getaway Guide: Spend a Weekend in Del Norte, ColoradoAuthor: Charles Stoddard.   Stewart M. Green is a freelance photographer and writer based in Colorado. He travels the world working on projects for The Globe Pequot Press and other publications and has written many books for Globe Pequot, including the popular Rock Climbing Colorado, Rock Climbing Utah, Rock Climbing New England, Rock Climbing Arizona, Scenic Driving Brand: Falcon Guides.


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Rock Climbing Colorado"s San Luis Valley by Bob D"Antonio Download PDF EPUB FB2

Short, steep, and well-protected is the name of the game on San Luis Valley's high-quality volcanic cliffs. Known for its excellent aretes and stemming corners, the Valley is one of the most popular sport climbing areas in Colorado.

Come ready to pull down on pockets, edges, and huecos, as well as sample some superb crack routes/5(3). Now in its third edition, Rock Climbing the San Luis Valley describes more than routes at Penitente Canyon, the Rock Garden, Witches Canyon, Shaw Springs, Sidewinder Canyon, and La Garita Wall.

Completely revised, this guidebook contains updated route information and now details the canyons using photo topos and overview maps. From exhilarating walkups on San Luis and Redcloud peaks to technical challenges such as the east faces of Monitor and Pigeon peaks, there is something for everyone amidst this mountain grandeur and it s all included in this book.

Climbing Colorado s San Juan Mountains contains descriptions of routes on peaks in this magnificent range.5/5(1). The Paperback of the Rock Climbing Colorado's San Luis Valley by Bob D'antonio at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or Author: Bob D'antonio. The birthplace of American rock climbing, Colorado provides a greater variety of rock and routes than any other state—and Rock Climbing Colorado is the only guidebook available to all its major climbing areas.

This new edition is fully updated with hundreds of new routes, making what already was considered the essential guide for Colorado rock climbers /5(11). Other books in the Rock Climbing series include Arizona, Boulder Canyon, Colorado, Colorado's San Luis Valley, Connecticut, Desert Rock, Flatirons, Eldorado Canyon, Joshua Tree, Lake Tahoe, Minnesota and Wisconsin, Montana, New England, New Jersey, New Mexico and Texas, Red Rocks, Rocky Mountain National Park, San Francisco Bay Area, Santa.

18 rows  As per D'Antonio's guidebook (Falcon - Rock Climbing the San Luis Valley), the. Download Moon-colorado-camping ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, Rocky Mountains, Four Corners and the San Juan Mountains, the San Luis Valley, and more, plus essential information on hiking Trusted Advice: Local expert and camping aficionado Joshua Berman offers his unique perspective Tips and Tools: Information on equipment.

Rock climbing in Colorado's San Juan Mountains Backpacking adventure in Colorado For first-time rock climbers, Colorado has plenty of outfitters who can hook you up with the appropriate gear, show you how to use it and lead you to rock-climbing locales and.

1. Garden of the Gods Garden of the Gods is a local favorite and for good reason — it's close to Colorado Springs, the state’s second largest city. It's also amazing to look at, with paved hiking trails that meander through a natural rock garden of sunset-colored red sandstone.

While there are multiple routes to conquer, not all of the rocks in the park are designated for climbing. All Locations > Colorado > San Luis Valley > Penitente Canyon.

Penitente - Entrance Area Rock Climbing. Climbing Area Map. Routes in Penitente - Entrance Area Book of Lamentations T c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c V1 5 R Bucket Slave T,S b 6a+ 19 VII E2 5b. Other books in the Rock Climbing series include Arizona, Boulder Canyon, Colorado, Colorado's San Luis Valley, Connecticut, Desert Rock, Flatirons, Eldorado Canyon, Joshua Tree, Lake Tahoe, Minnesota and Wisconsin, Montana, New England, New Jersey, New Mexico and Texas, Red Rocks, Rocky Mountain National Park, San Francisco Bay Area, Santa Barbara & Ventura, Shelf Road, Tahquitz and Suicide Rocks /5(4).

Although this book contains some extremely helpful information on climbing in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado, this homage to Mr.

D'Antonio's ego is, at best, painful to read. D'Antonio's pioneering climbing in this area undoubtedly opened a premier sport climbing region for the benefit of hundreds, if not thousands of climbers/5(2).

The Valley Climbing & Fitness. likes. A square-foot indoor rock climbing and fitness facility in the Denver South Metro that will serve everyone from beginners to elite climbers.5/5(3).

Other books in the Rock Climbing series include Arizona, Boulder Canyon, Colorado, Colorado's San Luis Valley, Connecticut, Desert Rock, Flatirons, Eldorado Canyon, Joshua Tree, Lake Tahoe, Minnesota and Wisconsin, Montana, New England, New Jersey, New Mexico and Texas, Red Rocks, Rocky Mountain National Park, San Francisco Bay Area, 3/5(1).

The San Luis Valley sits atop the Rio Grande Rift, a split in the crust of the Earth where the sides are pulling away from each other. If the Valley floor were excavated, bedrock would be down ab feet, making the bottom of the Valley close to 4 miles below sea level.

OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Contents: Colorado's rock climbing areas --Map legend --Key to topo drawings y --Climbing dangers and safety --Objective dangers --Access and environmental considerations --Ethics --Northern front ck. The south slabs --The southeast face --Combat Rock.

Penitente Canyon, in Colorado's San Luis Valley near Monte Vista, lures rock climbers to the La Garita Caldera.

foot walls as well as hiking trails, mountain-biking trails and horseback riding are also popular activities in the area. Penitente Canyon - Climbing.

Set in the heart of the San Luis Valley in south-central Colorado, Penitente Canyon was once a refuge for the Penitente Brotherhood of Catholic monks, who lived and worked in relative seclusion near the Colorado/New Mexico border in.

Rock Creek Road runs 16 miles, ending at the Rock Creek Trailhead. From here it’s a two-mile hike or drive (narrow ATVs and dirt bikes only) to a high-mountain basin. Hikers can clfoot Sheep Mountain or follow the ATV trail nearly to the summit of 13,foot Bennett Peak, which affords great views of the San Luis Valley.

Read more about 5 Top Places to Rock Climb in Colorado Five of the Toughest Outdoor Adventures in Southern Colorado Adventurers who thrive at the intersection of challenge and exploration should make their way to Colorado’s San Luis Valley, where they’ll find a Location: Main Street, Ouray,CO.This beautiful, south-facing sport wall in the San Luis Valley features stout, sustained routes that are ~80 feet long.

The wall is quite overhung, which means the rock stays nice and dry even after rains. Many of these routes can be linked up for fun variations.About San Luis Valley Ice: There is much good wild ice to be had in the San Luis Valley and around Wolf Creek Pass, from close roadside climbs to long backcountry adventures.

Treasure Falls is, indeed, the local treasure.