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By Bob Banks
Feb 24, 2013
By Chris Bersbach
From: Arroyo Grande, CA
Jun 26, 2013
If I could have a guidebook that was *just* drawings like this, I would buy the s**t out of it.
By Josterling
Jul 16, 2013
Agreed. to both.
By steve edwards
From: SLC, UT
Aug 17, 2013
Super rad.
By andy patterson
From: Carpinteria, CA
Aug 17, 2013
There IS a guidebook of sorts coming out (by me). And it is ALL handrawn/cartoony. Don't expect the polish and punctilious care of the other guidebooks out there. This book will be fun, gritty, and more of a digest of SB routes and problems. As of now, I'm about fifty pages in...
By Sean Crozier
From: Oxnard, CA
Sep 16, 2013
Pop-up book.
By BobGray
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Dec 10, 2013
By Matthew McMillan
From: Orange, CA
Jan 25, 2014
I agree with all the comments here. Every guide book should include at least a few excellent, hand drawn things like this. I think everyone loves it. I have the old "Southern California Bouldering Guide" and every time I take it out at a crag there's a few people who just HAVE to talk to me about it, and look through it, and especially comment on the hand drawn overhead maps and topos. Not only are they fun, they give you information and detail that just doesn't come out in a picture. So ya...great work, and let's see more of this from those of you who can draw.
By Bill Shubert
From: Lexington, MA
Oct 20, 2014
Best topo I've ever seen.
By Mark Lewis
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Jan 5, 2015
Yeah, I really enjoy hand drawn topos like this one. Really well done!
By Mike Farnsworth
Jun 1, 2015
Fantastic. You have a bright future in the guidebook industry!
By Hobo Greg
Jun 6, 2016
Slab dyno = Slyno
By Rick Blair
From: Denver
Sep 5, 2016
I would buy this guidebook even though I might never climb there! Seriously though, check out "Serious Play". More of a hybrid climbing training manual and guide with fantastic topos. Might get some good ideas.
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Hand-drawn topo. Sorry, I can't afford a camera, and I'm pretty lo-fi to boot.

Submitted By: andy patterson on Feb 20, 2013
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