Rock Climbing the San Luis Valley
Bob D'Antonio, Falcon Press, 1999, 3rd edition.
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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.
Now in its third edition, Rock Climbing the San Luis Valley describes more than 300 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. Also included is a bouldering section that will guide you to many of the Valley's stellar problems.