Cascade Alpine Guide Volume 2

Cascade Alpine Guide Volume 2

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* Cascades climbing routes -- the guidebooks relied on for more than 25 years * Northwest climbing legend Fred Beckey has summited and explored hundreds of Cascade peaks * Handdraw maps and photos with route overlays, as well as approach information Volume II in the classic Cascade Alpine Guide series features expert information on more than 300 climbing and high routes in the Cascades. This volume covers the middle of the Cascade Range, from the foothills east of Puget Sound to Lake Chelan. You'll find geographical, historical, and geological overviews of the majestic mid-Cascade region, plus important tips on safety and backcountry usage. Legendary author/climber Fred Beckey includes technical and grade information for each route to make clear exactly what type of climb you are embarking upon.From the glacier and snow bowl, climb a narrow rock face for several hundred feet; this feature leads to the summit. ... 10, 520 ft+/3208 m Glacier Peak was not named by Quimper in 1790 or Vancouver in 1792, for it is not dominating fromanbsp;...

Title:Cascade Alpine Guide Volume 2
Author:Fred Beckey
Publisher:The Mountaineers Books - 2013-01-03


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