Vertical heartland, a rock climber's guide to southern Illinois


book_types: topo, historical

author: Eric Ulner

editor: Second West

publication_date: 2005

nb_pages: 328

isbn: 978-0964805309

langs: en

quality: draft



100's of route and action photos. New expanded 3rd edition of this book. Has approximately 500 routes (about 150-200 new routes since 2d edition)- primarily sport routes. Areas covered: Jackson Falls, Cedar and Draper's Bluff, Giant City and Ferne Clyffe State Parks, all in southern IL. The apiral binding makes it easy to take along. There are hundreds of photos, 70 pages of climbing history, the Carbondale scene form 1962 forward is especially well-covered. Spiral bound.

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