Backcountry Skiing: Grand Traverse Crested Butte to Aspen, CO

Backcountry Skiing: Grand Traverse Crested Butte to Aspen, CO

Grand Traverse: Crested Butte to Aspen, CO
Colorado Avalanche Information Center
Beacon Guidebooks:
Colorado: Buffalo | Crested Butte | Loveland | Silverton | Uphill Skiing & Light Tours of Colorado
Washington: Baker | Crystal | Hurricane Ridge | Snoqualmie

The official map (but not necessarily the official route) of the Elk Mountain Grand Traverse, an extraordinary Colorado ski route! The Grand Traverse is a point-to-point ski race from Crested Butte to Aspen put on by Crested Butte Nordic, that takes place late March/early April each year. Racers travel 40 miles across the Elk Mountain range, climbing over 6,800 vertical feet.

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Oman: Bouldering Guidebook

Oman: Bouldering Guidebook

Oman: Bouldering by Jamie Moss & Gary Goldfinger Climbing in Oman Facebook Muscat Sport Climbing Guidebook | Sharaf Al Alameyn Sport Climbing Guidebook | Oman: Deep Water Soloing Guidebook

Boulders are everywhere in Oman. Every range of hills is criss-crossed by dry river canyons – wadis – and every wadi is littered with blocks of all sizes. Not all of them are good for climbing on though – some are too weathered, some are smooth and hold-less, and some are just too plain big. In this guide we’ve done the hard work for you – hand-picking over 400 of the best problems from around 100 of the best blocks in more than 20 venues around the country.
There are a couple of world-class bouldering venues in Oman – Damian’s Boulders in the Musandam Peninsula and Umq Bir aka ‘Valley of Giants’ to the south of Muscat. These are covered in full detail. Most of the described bouldering is in the Musandam and Muscat areas, although the guide also includes some brand new developments from Salalah in the far south. A wide range of problems are available (V0-V12), although most of the development has been in the low to mid grades so far.

Great Falls of the Potomac Climbing Guidebook

Great Falls of the Potomac Climbing Guidebook

Great Falls of the Potomac by Potomac Appalachian Trail Club – Mountaineering Section Potomac Appalachian Trail Club Website

Located in the beautiful Potomac River Gorge, Great Falls provides a wide variety of climbing right along side the Potomac river. The cliffs are roughly 60 feet high made of hard, solid rock. The area is sunny and has lots of visitors, climbers and hikers alike.

This guide provides maps, descriptions, and ratings of technical climbing routes along the Potomac River; covering the Virginia shoreline. The paper edition contains Maryland shoreline climbs, which will be included in future editions of this Rakkup guide, as well as masterpoint locations for each sector. The Rakkup edition includes over 200 routes and updated images.

Should you have any comments, suggestions, or general inquiries regarding this guidebook, please reach out to the PATC-MS club directly at secretary@patcms.org.

Wasatch Bench Rock Climbing Guidebook

Wasatch Bench Rock Climbing Guidebook

Wasatch Bench Rock Climbing
by Tony Calderone
Little Cottonwood Climbing | Big Cottonwood Climbing | Wasatch Front Bouldering | Wasatch Wilderness Climbing

Salt Lake Valley climbers have some of the most easily accessible rock climbs of any metropolitan area in the entire country. Big Cottonwood Canyon, Little Cottonwood Canyon and three wilderness areas immediately east of Salt Lake Valley have over 2,400 developed rock climbing routes that are described in other guidebooks in this series.

This is a guide to rock climbing in the hills and smaller canyons along the central Wasatch Bench, immediately east of Salt Lake Valley. The 175 routes described herein are typically short and have short approaches. Most can easily be climbed after work and before the sun sets. And most of these areas are conducive to bringing along small children and/or dogs.

Hatcher Pass Rock Climbing Guidebook

Hatcher Pass Rock Climbing Guidebook

Hatcher Pass Rock Climbing
by Kelsey Gray

Koh Tao Rock Climbing

The best (and only) extensive guidebook for Hatcher Pass, Alaska. This new guidebook was published in paperback in 2021. The app includes over 400 climbs within one of the best climbing areas in Alaska.

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Backcountry Skiing: Olympic National Park Hurricane Ridge

Backcountry Skiing: Olympic National Park Hurricane Ridge

Backcountry Skiing Olympic National Park, WA
by Matt Schonwald
& Sam Luthy
Northwest Avalanche Center
Beacon Guidebooks:
Colorado: Berthoud | Crested Butte | Loveland | Silverton | Uphill Skiing & Light Tours of Colorado
Washington: Baker | Crystal | Snoqualmie

For almost 8,000 years native people have lived around the Olympic Mountains. The Duwamish of the Salish sea call them ‘Sun-a-do’, and the ancestors of the Klallam have been living, hunting and gathering in the high mountains since time immemorial.The Spanish sailed along the coast in 1774 and named the highest peak, Cerro Nevado de Santa Rosalia. In 1788, the British Explorer Roger Meares renamed the highest peak, Mt Olympus because it looked like the ‘abode of the gods.’ and just like that the Olympic Mountains became part of the European map.The 1890s saw climbers begin ascending the summits of Mt. Olympus, with the main summit finally being climbed in 1907. Deer Park became Washington’s premier ski area in the mid 1930s. The Hurricane Ridge road was built in the early 50s and the ski area moved from Deer Park, establishing a new winter recreation center for the Olympic National Park. Ski touring began along the roads of Deer Park and Hurricane Ridge and shifted to the Bailey Range and the higher peaks in the 1990s.

This guide covers the following zones:
Rocky Peak
Roadside
Klahhane Ridge
Silver Fir
Super Bowl
Darkside
Maggies
20th of June
Mustang
Ski Area
Visitor Center
Sunrise + Cox
Hurricane Hill
Steeple Rock
Eagle Point
Obstruction
Elk Mountain
Deer Park
Lillian Ridge

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Mexico: La Concepción Rock Climbing Guidebook

Mexico: La Concepción Rock Climbing Guidebook

La Concepción; Mexico’s Premier Rhyolite Crack Climbing
by Simeon Heimowitz
Southern Exposure Professional Guide Service

This guidebook is the only fully comprehensive resource for La Concepción; Mexico’s premiere destination for Rhyolite crack climbing. In addition to the up to date route information on all the “must do” five star classics this guide also highlights lesser known high quality routes within this stunning river valley. This rakkup guide is the only up to date resource available for climbers visiting this world class climbing area. A total of 15 walls and 133 climbs are included in this stand alone resource. La Concepción is a stunning Rhyolite canyon located a short distance from Aculco de Espinoza; a truly beautiful town located high in the mountains of Central Mexico. At 8,000 feet in elevation and 1,300 miles North of the Equator the climbing season is continuous at La Concepción throughout the year. If crack climbing is your passion be prepared to fall in love with this hidden gem of a climbing area.

Inks Ranch Rock Climbing Guidebook

Inks Ranch Rock Climbing Guidebook

Inks Ranch Climbing
by Access Fund

Inks Ranch is a family-owned ranch in Texas that contains a trove of granite boulders, slabs, and cracks. Access Fund recently opened the ranch to provide climbers a unique opportunity to enjoy rock climbing, camping, and exploration during the “Inks Ranch Climbing Festival”. ACCESS NOTE: THE INKS RANCH IS NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC EXCEPT DURING THE INKS RANCH CLIMBING FESTIVAL.

Québec: Lac Long Rock Climbing Guidebook

Québec: Lac Long Rock Climbing Guidebook

Lac Long
by Arian Manchego
Escalade Portneuf Facebook

Un bijou caché dans le coeur de Portneuf, la falaise du lac Long offre une centaine de voies de different styles dans un milieu enchanteur. La majorité des parcours sont en trad ou en mixte mais on y retrouve assez de voies sportives pour meubler quelques visites. Les grimpeurs capables de leader du 5.10 en montant auront plus de choix car pour l’instant le nombre de voies faciles est limité. Dans ce guide nous proposons l’information nécessaire pour s’orienter mais pas plus, afin de préserver un sentiment de découverte et d’aventure. Un rocher excellent, une falaise ensoleillée et mystérieuse, de la baignade et du camping… qu’attendez-vous? ENGLISH : We hope to have an English-language version of the rakkup guidebook available soon.

Mexico: Peña de Bernal Rock Climbing Guidebook

Mexico: Peña de Bernal Rock Climbing Guidebook

Peña de Bernal
by Simeon Heimowitz
Southern Exposure Professional Guide Service

Looking for stellar climbing, pristine weather, beautiful scenery, delicious food and an amazing town to relax in? Come and climb Peña de Bernal. At 7,000 feet in elevation and 1,300 miles North of the Equator the temperature in Central Mexico is perfect for climbing all year round.
This guidebook is the only fully comprehensive guide for La Peña available anywhere. Want to climb long multi pitch routes? Want to go cragging on single pitch routes in the shade all day? Anything and everything regarding Peña de Bernal. is included in this guide.