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Classic Desert Climbs

Knapp, Fred. 2002 Classic Desert Climbs Second Edition

Utah's Canyon Country is one of the most inspirational landscapes in which to climb. Classic Desert Climbs highlights hundreds of the region's best routes with firsthand accuracy. Areas include Wall Street, the Big bend Boulders, Arches, Canyonlands, Colorado National Monument, the Moab area, and more.

Areas Covered..
Arches National Park
Island In The Sky
Fisher Towers
Indian Creek
San Rafael Swell - North
Castle Valley
Kane Springs Canyon
Potash Road
River Road

Indian Creek: A Climbing Guide

Bloom, David. 2004 Indian Creek: A Climbing Guide
Pure and unvarying, the symmetrical splitters and varnished right-angled corners of Indian Creek approach a Platonic ideal of crack climbing. David Bloom's decade of research has unearthed nearly a thousand routes conveyed here through color photos, cliff topos, and detailed descriptions. Pioneering and current Indian Creek climbers contribute essays from tales of towers to lack of power to the brashness of maiden voyages in an age before Friends. Color photographs from a host of talented photographers capture the beauty of the region and athleticism of the climbs.

Areas Covered..
Indian Creek

Indian Creek: A Climbing Guide

David Bloom, Sharp End, 2012

The definitive guide to climbing in Indian Creek. No other book has done more to change the face of guidebooks. The first full-color guide in the US, Bloom's masterpiece captured the flavor and aura of this breathtaking area through vivid photographs and poignant essays. The new edition boasts more than 50 additional routes and gear beta in Camalots.