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Bob Gaines

Joshua Tree, CA

Member Since
Dec 1, 2001
Last Visit: 10 hours ago
4,052 Points
Point Rank: #171 Details

Likes Trad, Sport, Tr
Favorite Climbs
My favorite thing is to find new areas and new routes.
Other Interests
Besides climbing, my other passion is fly fishing. When it comes to fishing, I've been pretty lucky- I currently hold 13 IGFA (International Game Fish Association) World Records for fly fishing!
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I'm the owner/director of Vertical Adventures Rock Climbing School, based at Joshua Tree National Park, which I founded in 1983.
I'm the author of Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park and Best Climbs Tahquitz and Suicide Rocks, featuring the most classic and favored routes from each area, available at Nomad Ventures climbing shop at Joshua Tree or Idyllwild, or download the kindle version from amazon.
My latest instructional book is Advanced Rock Climbing: Mastering Sport and Trad Climbing.


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