Yosemite - Big Walls

£23.95
So just how many copperheads do you need for Mescalito? This definitive guide to Yosemite bigwall climbing gives you all the beta, as the Yanks so quaintly refer to it, right down to the last RURP.

Stock Code: COR CA257

Approximate Packed Weight: 0.515kg

Yosemite - Big Walls

Yosemite - Big Walls
£23.95
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So just how many copperheads do you need for Mescalito?* This definitive guide to Yosemite bigwall climbing gives you all the beta, as the Yanks so quaintly refer to it, right down to the last RURP.

The most current, detailed, and accurate guide to Yosemite's most classic walls such as El Cap and Half Dome. This guidebook includes unprecedented route detail such as climbing strategy, retreat information, descent topos, pitch lengths, and gear recommendations for each pitch. In addition, Yosemite Big Walls includes historical information garnered from interviews with first ascentionists that bring these spectacular big wall climbs to life. Yosemite Big Walls covers the 64 best big wall routes on El Capitan, Half Dome, and Washington Column most of which were personally climbed and documented by the authors.

Highly detailed line topos, colour photo-diagrams and photos.

Covers:

El Capitan: Aurora (A4 5.7), Wyoming Sheep Ranch (A4 5.8), South Seas (A4 5.8), Scorched Earth (A4 5.8), Zenyatta Mondatta (A4 5.7), Shortest Straw (A4 5.7), Lunar Eclipse (A4 5.7), The Cosmos (A4 5.7), Native Son (A4 5.9), Lost in America (A4 5.10), Iron Hawk (A4 5.10), Tribal Rite (A4 5.5), Atlantic Ocean Wall (A4 5.9), Sea of Dreams (A4 5.9), The Secret Passage (5.13c), Sunkist (A3 5.8), Grape Race (5.9 A2 or C3), West Face (5.11c), Freerider (5.12D), Horse Chute (A3 5.7), Aquarian Wall (A3 5.7), Never Never Land (A3 5.7), West Buttress (A3 5.9 or 5.13c), Magic Mushroom (A3 5.7), Reticent Wall (A5 5.7), Pacific Ocean Wall (A3 5.9), Wall of Early Morning Light (A3 5.8), Zodiac (A2 5.7), Son of Heart (A3+ 5.8), El Corazon (5.12d), Lurking Fear (C2F 5.7), Triple Direct (C2 5.8), North America Wall (A2 5.8), Tangerine Trip (A2 5.8), Muir Wall (A2 5.9), The Nose (5.14a or 5.9 C2), Dihedral Wall (A3 5.8), Golden Gate (5.12d), The Shield (A3 5.8), New Dawn (A3 5.8), Salathe Wall (5.13b or 5.9 C2), Mescalito (A3 5.8), Flight of the Albatross (A3 5.8), Excalibur (A3 5.8), Eagle's Way (A3 5.8).

Half Dome: Regular Northwest Face (5.12 or 5.9 C1), Direct Northwest Face (5.14a or 5.10 C2+), Zenith (A4 5.8), Tis-sa-ack (A3 5.9).
Leaning Tower: West Face (C2F 5.7), Wet Denim Daydream (A3 5.6), Jesus Built My Hotrod (A4 5.7).

Liberty Cap: Southwest Face (C2 5.8).
Lost Arrow Spire: Lost Arrow Spire Direct (C2 5.8), Lost Arrow Spire Tip (5.12b or 5.7 C2).

Mt. Watkins: South Face (C2 5.8).

Ribbon Fall Wall: Gold Wall (C2 5.9).

Washington Column: South Face (C1 5.8), South Central (C2 5.9), Skull Queen (C2 5.8), Quantum Mechanic (5.13a), Prow (C2F 5.6), Ten Day's After (A3 5.8), Re-animator (A3 5.8).

By Chris Mcnamara (who had done every route in the book, and had allegedly spent 3% of his life on El Cap at the time it was first published in 2000!) and Chris van Leuven.

Card cover, 25.5cm x 18cm, 208 pages.

Third edition 2011 (contains an extra 14 routes).

ISBN: 978-0-9833225-0-4.

  • The answer's 10 by the way, plus 2 circle heads.

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