Explore the world-renowned alpine climbing destination of the Sierra Nevada with this close-to-comprehensive guidebook. Volume 1 of a three-volume series, this guide covers peaks on and west of the crest south of Shepherd Pass and the southernmost regions of the Kern-Kaweah Divide.
Written by acclaimed authors Roger Putnam and Vitaliy Musiyenko, this guidebook is the essential reference for any climber exploring the "Range of Light". With technical free climbs, alpine big walls, ice climbs, and selected scrambles, you'll have access to some of the most favorable climbing conditions on the planet.
Featuring 312 routes, 81 topos, 66 overlays, and full-color photography, you'll be captivated by the stunning beauty of Tuttle Creek & Lone Pine Peak, Mount Chamberlin & Mount Hitchcock, Mount Whitney Massif, Mount Russell Massif, The Cleaver & Mount Barnard, Mount Carl Heller & Tulainyo Tower, Mount Tyndall & Shepherd Pass, Spring Lake Wall & the Wall Above Big Five, Castle Rocks, Eagle Scout & Granite Creeks, and much, much more!
To give you an inside perspective on the Sierra, vignettes are written by renowned climbers such as Alex Honnold, Doug Robinson, John Moynier, Jesse McGahey, Ben Hatchett, Leo Pantilat, David Harden, Mark Westman, and Cameron Burns.
Published by K. Daniels Publishing in 2022, this guidebook is the ultimate resource for climbers seeking to conquer the peaks of the Sierra Nevada.