Flatiron Classics: Easy Rock Climbs Above Boulder

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The legendary guidebook to Boulder's Flatiron climbing, updated in a new edition Soaring up from the Boulder foothills, the Flatirons are famous for moderate climbing; they are not only a great training ground for more difficult climbs, but more importantly, Flatiron routes are simply fun.

Join Gerry Roach in exploring this vast array of sandstone slabs that host a colorful universe of clefts, corners, cracks, chimneys, caves, overhangs, faces, grottos, alcoves, notches, ridges,...

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Overview

The legendary guidebook to Boulder's Flatiron climbing, updated in a new edition Soaring up from the Boulder foothills, the Flatirons are famous for moderate climbing; they are not only a great training ground for more difficult climbs, but more importantly, Flatiron routes are simply fun.

Join Gerry Roach in exploring this vast array of sandstone slabs that host a colorful universe of clefts, corners, cracks, chimneys, caves, overhangs, faces, grottos, alcoves, notches, ridges, and summits. There are over 250 routes on 110 rocks, and the majority of them are rated 5.6 or easier.

Originally published 20 years ago and long out of print, Flatiron Classics has been completely updated to include seasonal conservation closures and some reevaluations of route difficulty.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780979966323
  • Publisher: Colorado Mountain Club Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/15/2008
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 788,978
  • Product dimensions: 5.86 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Gerry Roach was the second person to climb the highest peak on each of the seven continents. He has climbed actively around the world for six decades, and has been on 35 major expeditions. In 2000 he became the first person to climb North America's ten highest peaks. He lives in Boulder.
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Table of Contents


Introduction     8
Leave No Trace     11
Closures     13
The Rating System     15
Peaks, Trailheads and Trails     19
Gregory Amphitheater     47
First Flatiron     72
Second Flatiron     92
Third Flatiron     101
Fourth Flatiron     134
Fifth Flatiron     150
Dinosaur Mountain     171
Nebel Horn     214
Boulder Mountain     237
About the Author     266
Index     267
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