From the Back Cover
Best Climbs Tahquitz and Suicide showcases the best routes at these spectacular climbing areas, ideal for climbers who want to hit as many select climbs as possible in a short visit. Longtime local climbing guide Bob Gaines leads you to hundreds of the very best routes available—with an emphasis on moderate climbs but featuring some classic testpieces too. GPS coordinates for the formations, sun and shade recommendations, and gear requirements for each climb are included. This guide provides visually appealing, to-the-point information for climbers who want to experience the best climbs Tahquitz and Suicide Rocks to offer.
About the Author
Bob Gaines is an American Mountain Guides Association certified Rock Instructor who is also an examiner for the AMGA Single Pitch Instructor exam. Bob is also the author of the FalconGuides Best Climbs Joshua Tree, Toproping, and Climbing Anchors (co-authored with John Long). Bob lives in Joshua Tree and Irvine, California.