by Derek A. Wolfe
New Release (Xanadu Mountain Press)
Colorado's Sangre de Cristo Range Mountains: Hikes, Scrambles, Snow and Rock Climbs is a comprehensive guide for all the peaks over 13,000 feet in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of Colorado. With varying ascents from hikes, scrambles, snow climbs, and technical routes, there are plenty of options for anyone who wishes to seek alpine adventure. The book contains comprehensive descriptions for over 280 routes on 83 peaks, color photos and maps, difficulty ratings for each climb, mileage and elevation gain statistics for each route, driving directions for trailheads, color topographical maps, and GPS coordinates for summits and parking areas.