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Utah : Capitol Reef National Park

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Capitol Gorgeous: A Climber's Guide to Capitol Reef National Park and Vicinity

Jared Spaulding / Fixed Pin Publishing

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In the stark and beautiful country of Capitol Reef National Park and Wayne County, splitter cracks, nail-up nightmares and pebble wrestling abound. This guide is your ticket to some of the best (and worst) crags, towers and boulders out there. Come enjoy and climb in the quiet part of Utah where exploration and beauty come standard with every day of climbing.

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A Granite Guide

Nathan Smith, Andrew Burr, Tyler Phillips / PullPublishing

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A Granite Guide - Ferguson to Lone Peak. 2016

Covering the Wasatch Front from Ferguson Canyon to Lone Peak and containing more than 1677 routes, A Granite Guide is the most comprehensive guide to Salt Lake’s granite canyons available. From single pitch classics to multipitch alpine adventures, A Granite Guide is your source for climbing above Salt Lake City, Utah. A Granite Guide also covers Salt Lake's rich climbing history with a 10 page historical section, and 10 essays from prominent Salt Lake climbers. A Granite Guide features a sewn binding for extra durability.

Canyons Covered: Ferguson Canyon, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Bells Canyon, Big Willow Canyon, Lone Peak Cirque

Beehive Ice

Beehive Ice

Nathan Smith, Andrew Burr / Pull Publishing 2014

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Beehive Ice: A Guide to Utah's Ice and Mixed Climbs
Nathan Smith, Andrew Burr

464 full color pages containing more than 775 ice and mixed routes, Beehive Ice is the most comprehensive guide to Utah’s frozen winter playground.

From single pitch pillars, gullies and drytool caves to 500-1000’ flows of continuous ice lines all across the state. Utah’s diverse geography and climate contain an amazing array of climbing.

Beehive Ice also covers Utah's rich ice climbing history with a 10 page historical section, 10 essays from prominent Utah climbers.

Areas Covered:

NORTHERN UTAH
SALT LAKE VALLEY
UTAH VALLEY
NEBO RANGE
SAN PITCH MOUNTAINS
DUCHESNE
SPANISH FORK CANYON
CASTLE COUNTRY
CENTRAL UTAH
MOAB AREA
SOUTHERN UTAH

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Utah's West Desert

James Garrett/Xlibris

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The definitive guide to the desert areas of Utah west of I-15 and north of St. George.

Great color photos and information from a long-time West Desert Rat (same genus as Colorado Plateau Desert Rat).

A Bouldering Guide to Utah

A Bouldering Guide to Utah

Jeff Baldwin, Mike Beck, and Mark Russo Sharp End Publishing

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The definitive guide to Utah bouldering includes Little Cottonwood, Joe's Valley, Ibex, Triassic, Moab, Huntington, Price, Wasatch Front, Maple, Cedar City, Big Rocks, St. George, and the High Uintas. Photo overlays, overview maps, and inspirational action pics make this the bouldering guide of choice.

Utah Bouldering

Utah Bouldering

Chris Grijalva, et al., Wolverine Publishing

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A comprehensive guidebook to Utah's best bouldering areas by Chris Grijalva, Noah Bigwood, Dave Pegg. Covers Little Cottonwood Canyon, Joe's Valley, Ibex, Big Bend, Ogden. Awesome action photographs and thousands of problems.

Rock Climbing Utah

Rock Climbing Utah

Stewart M. Green, The Globe Pequot Press, 1998

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Covers the major climbing areas in the state; a good starting reference.