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Description - Climber's Guide to Devil's Lake by Sven Olof Swartling

Devil's Lake State Park in Wisconsin is the most popular rock-climbing area in the Midwest. It features spectacular cliffs and other rock formations where the Ice Age glacier's terminal moraine meets an ancient landscape of rock.This third edition of the popular "Climber's Guide to Devil's Lake" has been thoroughly updated for twenty-first-century climbers and hikers and includes information for use with GPS receivers. It provides information for climbers of all abilities and preferences, offering precise directions to help them navigate and climb within the park.The features include: an updated introduction by George J. Pokorny and new photographs by Eric Andre; a summary of the geologic and natural history of the Baraboo hills by Patricia K. Armstrong; locations and updated descriptions of nearly 1,800 climbs; landmark photographs from most major climbing areas; GPS waypoints, map coordinates, altimeter readings, and approach information; detailed diagrams locating climbing routes at most major climbing areas; and, 6 new diagrams, 5 new climbing areas, and 120 new routes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780299228545
ISBN-10: 0299228541
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 114mm x mm)
Pages: 424
Imprint: University of Wisconsin Press
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sven Olof Swartling

Sven Olof Swartling and Pete Mayer are avid climbers and members of the Chicago Mountaineering Club. Swartling lives in Middleton, Wisconsin, and has climbed at Devil's Lake for more than fifty years. Mayer is an engineer who lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and brings his technological expertise to this edition.