Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Valerie's Book Area
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Black Cleft S 
Nappin T,TR 
Pizan S 
Prow S 
Solito S 
Tarzan S 
Valerie's Book T 

Valerie's Book 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.7 French: 5a Ewbanks: 15 UIAA: V+ ZA: 13 British: MVS 4b [details]
Season: all year
Page Views: 1,445
Submitted By: BWpete on Nov 22, 2006

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (17)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]


this route is the large left facing open book on the left side of the canyon. climbs up an easy face to a tight hands/hand crack. trad anchor at the top, and walk off the ramps. behind. the crux is low and well protected.


about 15 minutes from the parking, on the left side up the hill. it is the obvious left facing book approach 50 meters uphill from the sandy wash


nuts and cams to a #2 or 3 bd.

Photos of Valerie's Book Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt atop Valerie's Book. Great warmup to the area...
Matt atop Valerie's Book. Great warmup to the area...

Comments on Valerie's Book Add Comment
Show which comments
By Miguel D
From: Prescott
May 5, 2015
rating: 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

Great route to learn hot to lead trad. Well protected and easy to set up an anchor

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!