Denali's West Buttress
Seasoned mountaineering guide Colby Coombs provides the only book devoted solely to the route used by 90% of all climbers who summit Denali. From preparation to climbing strategy, Denali's West Buttress: A Climber's Guide to Mount McKinley's Classic Route covers it all. Coombs guides the climber from camp to camp, outlining specific hazards and obstacles and how best to surmount them. He pairs his text wtih magnificient aerial photos by legendary mountaineering photographer Bradford Washburn, with the route and landmarks clearly delineated.