Northern Stone: 50 Of Canada's Best Rock Climbs

April 9, 2021|
Northern Stone: 50 Of Canada's Best Rock Climbs by Brandon Pullan
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A stunning, full-colour climbing guide that focuses on 65 of Canada’s best rock climbs.

With over 50 years of combined climbing experience between them, authors Brandon Pullan and David Smart have spent countless hours debating and reviewing Canadian climbs to settle on the routes chosen for this book. In order to make the list, a given route had to:

  • be popular enough to be well-travelled and have fixed protection and established descents
  • be climbable by the average weekend warrior (no harder than 5.11a)
  • be climbable in a day from campsite or car
  • not require crampons or ice axes
  • have played a role in the history of Canadian climbing

  • Divided into two sections — Western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta and Yukon) and Eastern Canada (Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland–Labrador) — Northern Stone profiles an equal number of routes in each half of the country (something no climbing guide has ever done).

    Along with maps and a healthy selection of photos showing the route, each climb includes:

  • information on local accommodation, food, climbing gyms and alternative climbs
  • access notes, approach info, grade, length and pitch-by-pitch descriptions
  • Brandon Pullan was born and raised in Ontario and is a graduate of Lakehead University. He started writing for publications in the late ’90s and is now editor-in-chief of Gripped, Canada’s Climbing Magazine. He has over 100 published articles in print, and countless contributions by him can also be found online. His alpin...
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    Title:Northern Stone: 50 Of Canada's Best Rock Climbs
    Format:Paperback
    Product dimensions:304 pages, 10 X 7.5 X 0.68 in
    Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 10 X 7.5 X 0.68 in
    Published:April 9, 2021
    Publisher:RMB | Rocky Mountain Books
    Language:English
    Appropriate for ages:All ages
    ISBN - 13:9781771602600

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