This is the comprehensive guidebook covering the rock climbing found at Eldorado Canyon, near Boulder in Colorado. The guidebook details over 1,500 routes from single-pitch cragging to multi-pitch adventure rock climbing. The steep sandstone walls provide routes across a wide range of grades from 5.6 (F4c) moderates, to classic 5.8 and 5.10 (F5+ to 6b+) routes through to high end extremes. The following areas are covered in this guidebook; The Bastille, Rotwand Wall, Wind Tower, Hawk-Eagle Ridge, The Whale’s Tail, Redgarden Wall, The West Ridge, Shirt Tail Peak, Potato Chip, Rincon Wall, Cadillac Crag, South Peak Boulder, Quartzite, Peanuts and Mickey Mouse Wall.
At the start of each area there is a location map and a general description of the climbing to be found including descent information. All the routes are shown on colour photo-topos along with detailed routes descriptions, including each pitch as appropriate. The guidebook has a fabulous introduction section, about rest days, the natural history of the canyon and safety information - well worth taking a little bit of time to read before you get to Eldorado.
Published by Sharp End Publications in 2009, this guidebook is in English text, and packed with loads of great action photographs.
Number of pages is 448.
Size is 152mm x 230mm.