Ultimate American Climbs List – 100 routes to do!

by Mick Ryan – UKClimbing.com Chris McNamara founder of the guidebook company and website Supertopo.com is thinking of compiling and publishing a US classic climbs book and has published the provisional list on his Supertopo.com forums for comment. Even if he doesn´t go ahead, he has yet to decide, this is some ´tick´ list and if you are heading Stateside (I know the £ is weak at the moment) you would be wise to save this list. It was Steve Roper and Allen Steck who started the big climbing tick lists books, in the USA at least, with their 1979 book Fifty Classic Climbs of North America; you can see that list of routes : hereand it was Roper and Steck who partly inspired the UK´s Ken Wilson to publish his Classic, Hard and Extreme Rock books (Extreme Rock is in the process of being reprinted we have been told). The list begins…. ALASKA Alaska Range Eye Tooth Dream in the Spirit of Mugs Alaska Range Mt. Barrill Cobra Pillar Alaska Range Denali Cassin Ridge Alaska Range Denali West Buttress Alaska Range Royal Tower Gargoyle Buttress ARIZONA Cochise Stronghold Chochise Dome What´s My Line Cochise Stronghold Sheepshead Peacemaker Granite Mountain?You can see the rest of the list on the forum topic associated with news report, clink the link below.