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Rock Climbing Photo: South Platte Rock: A Guide to Every Route Worth Cl...

South Platte Rock

by Ken Trout, Sharp End Publishing

The South Platte region of Colorado is home to many classic granite crags from multi-pitch spires to choice single pitch splitters. Early Platte pioneer Ken Trout is famous for his excellent topos of this amazing area.

Areas Covered..
Buffalo Creek
Pine Area
Rock Climbing Photo: South Platte, the Rock Climber's Guide, by Peter H...

South Platte: The Rock Climber's Guide

by Peter Hubbel, (August 1997) Chockstone Pr; ISBN: 1575400081

This updated comprehensive climbers guide to the entire South Platte region includes almost 1,500 routes with completely new topo maps and new route information. Including the following areas: Pine, Cathedral Spires/The Dome, Malay Archipelago, Buffalo Creek, Top of the World, Noddlehead, Rampart Range Road North and South, Wigwam Creek, Helen's Dome, Turkey Rock, Big Rock, and Tarryall.

Areas Covered..
Buffalo Creek
Pine Area
Rock Climbing Photo: South Platte: The Northern Volume.

South Platte: The Northern Volume

Fixed Pin Publishing.

The South Platte - Northern Volume -- The first of a two part series, the northern volume covers everything from Conifer to Buffalo Creek. This includes the Cathedral Spires, the Castle, Top of the World, Pine, the Malay Archipelago, Devil’s Head and many more areas.

Of the 3,000 routes in the South Platte, 1600 of them are described in this volume, from 30 foot clip-ups to 1300 foot multipitch epics.

Price: $38.95

Click here to order your copy.

As one of the oldest climbing areas in Colorado, the Platte has been steeped in local lore and legend for more than a century. Routes like Center Route (5.9) and Wunsch's Dihedral (5.11b), widely regarded as two of the best multipitch routes in the state, merely represent the tip of the iceberg. With the addition of hundreds of new routes, previously undocumented domes and crags, and better beta for the old classics, areas formerly shrouded in mystery, discussed in hushed conversations and documented on bar napkin topos will become accessible to anyone ready for an adventurous day of climbing. The release of this upcoming color guide chock-full of description photos and pitch-by-pitch route breakdowns will eliminate the navigational debacles and frustrating epics created by sketchy info and hand-drawn topos. Climbers can now stop the pointless bushwacking and start exploring the Platte’s hidden gems.
Rock Climbing Photo: Classic Rock Climbs No. 03: Mueller State Park and...

Classic Rock Climbs No. 03: Mueller State Park and Elevenmile Canyon, Colorado

Bob D'Antonio, Falcon Press, 1996.

A bit dated; there has been a lot of new route development in Elevenmile Canyon since this guide was published. Nevertheless, it gets you to the rocks and describes the older routes with photos, topos, and written descriptions.
Rock Climbing Photo: EMC.

Eleven Miles to Freedom: The Rock Climber's Guide to Elevenmile Canyon

Ben Schmitt

Updated guide to Elevenmile Canyon.

Paperback: 146 pages
Publisher: (May 28, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1257789333
ISBN-13: 978-1257789337
Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.8 x 0.3 inches

Rampart Range Rocks

Tod Anderson.

This guidebook has color photo-topos and hand-drawn topos, great color action shots, history, and solid approach beta. It is a comprehensive, full color guidebook for the entire area.

It should be noted that ALL OF THE PROCEEDS from this book go back to the climbing community primarily in the form of new routes and maintenance of existing ones. About 20-50 new routes are established every year by the Head crew. Support their efforts and expenses with a purchase of Rampart Range Rocks!

Rampart Range Rocks is available at most Front Range mountain shops, like Wilderness Exchange, Bent Gate, and Neptune's.

Devil's Head Colorado, Digital Climbing Guide

Tod Anderson,

"Overlooked or ignored for many years, Devil's Head has become one of Colorado's premier sport climbing destinations. Over 100 crags, spires and walls contain some of the best granite in the western U.S., and the 400+ routes are less than one hour from downtown Denver."

Tod Anderson uses "all the proceeds from [his] guidebooks for new routes and maintaining existing routes."

Cost $10.99.

A Rock Climbing Guide To Badger Mountain Area

Bob and Carrie Robertson

Badger Mountain Area is covered in this pamphlet guidebook. It includes crags in the 9,000-10,000' elevation level. Ussen, Feral Petunia, Chicken Rock, Spruce It Up, and West La Salle (Turner Rocks and Duck Rock) are included in this guidebook with 101 routes listed.

Spruce It Up has 7 routes here, all bolted routes.

Feral Petunia has 39 routes here, most all are bolted. Most are 1 pitch lines, but there are some 2 pitch lines covered.

Valley of The Chickens includes 20 routes here, bolted, mixed, and gear routes. There are both single and two pitch routes.

Ussen has 5 routes listed, all bolted routes, mostly 1 pitch.

West LaSalle includes Turner Spike, Turner Blade, and Duck Rock with 18 routes, nearly all of which are bolted, 1 pitch lines.

This sells for $5.95.

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