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Bishop Area Bouldering Guidebook_Kaya Pro

Bishop Area Bouldering on KAYA by Dan Beall and Eric Bissell (digital)

Dan Beall and Eric Bissell / KAYA / 2022

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This painstakingly comprehensive Bishop, California bouldering guidebook includes every established variation, link-up, obscurity, and, of course, classic, collected by local legends Dan and Eric. With comprehensive topos, descriptions, and GPS coordinates for every problem, all available offline, this guide greatly improves the experience of finding and sending problems in Bishop. Additionally, there are beta videos automatically linked to each problem which can also be downloaded and filtered to climbers of a similar height, gender, or experience level to you. This guide is available with a $10/month or $60/year KAYA PRO subscription which also includes access to the Golden State and Joe's Valley guidebooks, among other features.

Bishop Bouldering Select

Bishop Bouldering Select Guidebook

Wolverine Publishing, by Airlie Anderson & McKenzie Long

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Bishop may be the best bouldering area in the world. It’s certainly one of the most famous, with a high concentration of world-class problems from beginner-friendly romps to standard-setting testpieces. Sealing the deal are two distinctly different kinds of rock—each with its own variations—plus magnificent scenery, consistently sunny weather, cheap camping, free hot springs, and convenient local amenities in the town of Bishop itself. This guidebook covers 722 of the area’s best problems, in Rock Creek, the Happy and Sad boulders, Druid Stones, and both roadside and backcountry areas in the famed Buttermilk Country.

Bishop Area Rock Climbs

FEATURED: Bishop Area Rock Climbs

Peter Croft and Marty Lewis (2008) Maximus Press ISBN: 0-9676116-9-3

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The third of the series covering the southern portion of the Sierra Eastside with all the info to popular areas like Whitney Portal, the Alabama Hills, Pine Creek, Cardinal Pinnacle and more. Detailed topos, actions shots, and index and routes by rating as well.

Bishop Area Rock Climbs: The Climbing Guide to the Eastern Sierra's South
Peter Croft & Marty Lewis
August 2008 - 3rd Edition
336 pages - 5.5" x 8.5"
ISBN: 0-9676116-9-3
Maximus Press
Eastern Sierra Climbing Guides Vol. 3

Bishop Bouldering (2nd Edition)

Bishop Bouldering (2nd Edition) (out of print)

By Wills Young / Wolverine

The town of Bishop, in eastern California, is a boulderer's paradise, one of the few places in the world where a high concentration of world-class bouldering combines with magnificent scenery, convenient amenities, and near-perfect weather.

Bishop Bouldering details more than 2000 problems at this internationally popular climbing destination, providing complete coverage of the Buttermilk Country (including outlying areas like Dales Camp and the Pollen Grains), The Happy and Sad Boulders, The Druid Stones, and Rock Creek and The Sherwin Plateau (north toward Mammoth).

Bishop Bouldering also showcases the region's bouldering with hundreds of color photographs, including stunning action shots from pro shooters like Dan Pattitucci, Jim Thornburg, Stephan Denys, Simon Carter, and Wills Young.


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