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Looking for the old San Diego guide book

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Nick O · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Nov 2018 · Points: 1

I found one online for $50 but I thought I'd check here first. Happy climbing! 

Russell Houghten · · San Diego, CA · Joined May 2017 · Points: 1,029

Are you looking for the first or second edition?

B Donovan · · Boulder, CO · Joined Sep 2019 · Points: 0

They’re hard to come by. My gf finally bought one for me this past Christmas because she was tired of hearing me moan and groan about having to borrow one or have people send me photos.

She tells me she paid $60 for this visibly used copy, but I’m happy with it.

Second edition, for the record.

Nick O · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Nov 2018 · Points: 1
Russell Houghten wrote: Are you looking for the first or second edition?

Thanks guys, looking for the first edition. 

C C · · Unknown Hometown · Joined May 2019 · Points: 0

Found some used copies of the first edition here. Make sure you trust the seller, it's kind of like eBay in a way. Good luck!

David Katz · · Calabasas, CA · Joined Jan 2020 · Points: 835
Crags and Boulders of San Diego County1978 Scumbag Publications
Extremely rare book
4 Authors
3 people listed under Graphics and Illustrations
1 Editor
And a additional 8 people listed for an assortment of services rendered. 
James Barnett · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Nov 2011 · Points: 40

I have both of those guidebooks.  The first SD county guidebook had a Red cover, not sure who the author was.

I have a copy of the original Mission Gorge guidebook by Eric Beck but can't load a photo of it.
I picked it up in 1971 when I first started climbing there.  Cool history in it.

James Barnett · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Nov 2011 · Points: 40

My climbing partner had that red guidebook and lost it in the Cedar Fire when he lost his home.
It gave us plenty of great SD climbing

Jeff Hinck · · San Diego, CA · Joined May 2017 · Points: 0
Nick O · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Nov 2018 · Points: 1

Hey guys was able to find a copy

Greg Bean · · McKinleyville, CA · Joined Oct 2022 · Points: 0

I have a copy of the 1978 red Crags and Boulders of San Diego County that I am willing to part with. It is is very fine condition with intact cover and front lettering. The only issue is a small spine crack and 1 loose page at that crack. Otherwise it is in fantastic shape for a book of its age. 

Not sure what it is worth, but lets convo about it.

MP Merchant · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2021 · Points: 4

ive got some books for sale

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