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City of Rocks Idaho - A Climber's Guide

Dave Bingham / The Globe Pequot Press, 2004

Idaho's City of Rocks has been called America's premier granite climbing area. Tucked away in the enchanting high desert corner of the state, this area continues to attract climbers from around the globe.

The City of Rocks is renowned for its fascinating and often bizarre geography, plentiful moderates climbs as well as famous test-pieces of extreme difficulty. With an inviting combination of rustic western atmosphere, scenic camping, and well protected climbs, the City of Rocks is a unique and refreshingly enjoyable experience.

This seventh edition of City of Rocks - A Climber's Guide offers the most thorough and up to date information, maps, and topos detailing over 750 high quality climbs. Also included are details on local amenities, camping, geology, biking, hiking, and running trails, climbing lore, and other Idaho climbing spots to discover.

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