Whether looking to climb Denali’s West Buttress or scale a wall in the Ruth Gorge, Alaska Climbing is the book to take you there. Author Joseph Puryear’s result of 15 years of Alaska Range climbing and research is the most detailed information ever for the region’s best climbs. Included are routes of all abilities from moderate snow climbs to the difficult test-pieces of the range. Each climb gets detailed photo-diagrams, in-depth strategy, camping info, retreat beta, and first ascent history. Detailed color topos and maps bring these climbs to life.
"The SuperTopo guidebook you are holding will motivate you and help select a climb. Use it as a tool to inspire and plan. May the following pages allow you to unleash your inner quest for adventure." - Conrad Anker "If the Alaska Range is on your list, this is your guide! Puryear's vast experience backed with SuperTopo lead the way." - Mike Gauthier, Author, "Mount Rainier, a climbing guide" "Don't leave home without it! Joe pulled together the legendary classic routes and put them all in one easy to read book. It's my new tick list for the Alaska Range." - Jared Ogden, Top Alpinist "Rarely do guidebooks offer such extensive first-hand knowledge. Joe’s expertise clearly shows in the detailed route descriptions, photos and topos as well as the general information and strategies for climbing in North America’s alpine mecca." - Kelly Cordes, Senior Editor, American Alpine Journal See what other climbers are saying about SuperTopo climbing guidebooks.. "Hey guys! This is what a guidebook is supposed to look like. SuperTopo has set the new standard for guidebook quality," - Sean Hudson, Camp4.com "Climbing guidebooks keep getting better, and the primary reason is SuperTopo." - Bill Stall, Los Angeles Times "Supertopo.com worked like a dream" - Climbing Magazine