Best Climbs Phoenix, Arizona narrows down the thousands of climbing routes across Phoenix, Arizona to the 200 best routes. These routes display the hidden beauty and deep-rooted climbing history of Phoenix. Each section comes with its own unique history, description, climbing style, and a list of gear needed. Also included are detailed driving directions, maps and trailhead information along with the best time of day and year to climb. This guide covers routes from beginner to advanced to give climbers a chance to sample the best that Phoenix, Arizona has to offer. Featuring full-color images of all the cliffs and boulders witheasy-to-follow descriptions and grades for each route.
Stewart M. Green is a lifelong climber as well as a professional writer and photographer. He is the author of Beset Climbs Moab, Rock Climbing Colorado, Rock Climbing New England, Rock Climbing Utah, Scenic Routes and Byways California’s Pacific Coast, and many other FalconGuides. He also writes and photographs for publications, including Alpinist, Climbing, and Rock and Ice. Stewart lives in Colorado, where he is also a Senior Climbing Guide for Front Range Climbing Company.