Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die: Rock Climbing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations (Hardcover)

Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die: Rock Climbing Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations By Chris Santella, Timy Fairfield (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Chris Santella, Timy Fairfield (Foreword by)
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The author of the bestselling Fifty Places series returns with a globe-trotting guide to the best and most beautiful places to rock climb around the world
Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated guide to some of the greatest rock-climbing locations around the world, as recommended by expert climbers. The book will cover three types of climbing—trad, sport, and bouldering—and will showcase breathtaking venues from Joshua Tree to Jeju, South Korea. Featuring insights from industry insiders, including employees from rock-climbing gear companies like Petzl and Black Diamond Equipment, professional climbers like Jon Cardwell and Kevin Jorgeson (co-star of Dawn Wall), filmmaker Michael Call, and Climbing magazine editor Matt Samet, Fifty Places to Rock Climb Before You Die is the essential travel companion for climbers of all levels of expertise.

United States
  • Horse Pens 40, Alabama
  • Cochise Stronghold, Arizona
  • Bishop, California
  • Joshua Tree National Park, California
  • Yosemite National Park, California
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado
  • Rifle, Colorado
  • City of Rocks, Idaho
  • Elephant's Perch, Idaho
  • Arco, Italy
  • Red River Gorge, Kentucky
  • Acadia National Park, Maine
  • Baxter State Park, Maine
  • Red Rock, Nevada
  • North Conway, New Hampshire
  • The Shawangunks, New York
  • Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma
  • Smith Rock, Oregon
  • Hueco Tanks State Park, Texas
  • Maple Canyon, Utah
  • Moab, Utah
  • Zion National Park, Utah
  • North Cascades, Washington
  • New River Gorge, West Virginia
  • Seneca Rocks, West Virginia
  • Devil's Lake, Wisconsin
  • Devils Tower, Wyoming
  • Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming 
  • Bow Valley, Alberta
  • The Bugaboos, British Columbia
  • Squamish, British Columbia
  • Lion's Head, Ontario
  • Frey, Argentina
  • Mount Arapiles, Australia
  • Innsbruck, Austria
  • Liming, China
  • Lake District National Park, England
  • Chamonix, France
  • Fontainebleau, France
  • Frankenjura, Germany
  • Kalymnos, Greece
  • Castle Hill, New Zealand
  • El Potrero Chico, Mexico
  • Bled, Slovenia
  • Rocklands, South Africa
  • Gyeonggi-do/Jeju, South Korea
  • Ibiza, Spain
  • Mallorca, Spain
  • Rätikon, Switzerland
  • Railay Beach, Thailand

About the Author

Chris Santella is the author of more than 20 books, including 17 titles in the Fifty Places series. He is a regular contributor to the Washington Post, the New York Times, Trout, and The Fly Fish Journal, and resides in Portland, Oregon. When he’s not writing, Santella can often be found swinging flies for steelhead on rivers around the Pacific Northwest or strumming guitar in his band, Catch & Release. Diana Helmuth is a travel writer who has written for Curbed and The Bold Italic. She is currently working on a humor/advice backpacking book for Mountaineers Press, slated for next year. Most of her current writing is on the great outdoors and millennial culture. She lives in San Francisco.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781419742927
ISBN-10: 1419742922
Publisher: Abrams Image
Publication Date: April 21st, 2020
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Fifty Places