Southern California Rock Climbing
California Road Trip, Volume Two
Tom SlaterSouthern California Rock Climbing is an ideal guidebook for any climber traveling in Southern California looking for good climbing. This guide uses topos, maps, photos and detailed descriptions to get you to over 60 climbing areas from the middle of the golden state all the way down to the Mexican border. So pack up the gear and hit the road to adventure.
The book is divided into seven sections: Central Coast (Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo [the author's home] counties, Ridgecrest (southeast of Sierra Nevada), Desert & Inland Empire (including Joshua Tree, Tahquitz, Lake Arrowhead, etc.), San Diego County, and Los Angeles Area. Whatever your favored climbing style and season, this book offers a wealth of choices.
July 2013, 360 pages, 6" x 9", full color cover and insides,264 color photographs, 46 maps, 140 route diagrams, appendix has Best Routes You've Maybe Never Heard Of, 50 fun California Facts and Trivia, Birding Guide for Climbers.
ISBN 978-0-9824988-1-1. Published by Maximus Press. trade paper.