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Climber's Guide to Devil's Lake

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  • Publication Year: 1996

Climber’s Guide to Devil’s Lake. Sven Olof Swartling, Second Edition, revised, enlarged. University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. Paper, 59 diagrams, 11 maps, 22 photos. 254 pages. $16.95.

Comment: Much expanded over the 1979 edition, and climbs are finally rated with the Yosemite Decimal system instead of the modified NCCS (F1, F2, etc.) system. Clear diagrams, but one gets the feeling this was designed more for the climbers who already know their way around the place: no descriptions of how to find the park itself or camping once there. Indexed alphabetically by name, no “recommended climb” designation or first ascent information. (DS)

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