Colorado's Fourteeners, 3rd Ed.: From Hikes to Climbs

by Gerry Roach



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ISBN-13: 9781555917463
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Edition description: Third Edition, Third edition
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 238,772
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 5.98(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

In more than 50 years of mountaineering, Gerry Roach has climbed in dozens of states and countries, including 12 Alaskan expeditions, 10 Andean expeditions, and 7 Himalayan expeditions. After climbing Mt. Everest, he became the second person to climb the highest peak on each of the seven continents. Closer to home, Roach has climbed more than 1,200 named peaks in Colorado, including all the fourteeners, which he completed for the first time in 1975. Roach lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife and climbing partner, Jennifer Roach.

Table of Contents

List of Photographsiv
List of Mapsv
Safety Firstix
Leave No Tracexiii
The Rating Systemxvi
Chapter 1Front Range1
Chapter 2Tenmile-Mosquito Range54
Chapter 3Sawatch Range76
Chapter 4Sangre de Cristo Range144
Chapter 5Elk Range186
Chapter 6San Juan Range216
In Detense of Mountaineering Guidebooks275
In Defense of Feet277
Map Lists279
Difficulty of Easiest Routes283
*Classic* Routes285
What Is a Peak?287
When Is a Peak Climbed?287
Peak List288
Colorado's 100 Highest Peaks 13,800 Feet and Above290
About the Author307

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