Climbing Guide Books

Below are a couple climbing guides available for free download.  Click the titles to download a PDF.  If you have any additions to the guides or constructive criticism please let me know.


Section 18 Climbing Guide by Carter Stritch

Section 18 is a new rock climbing and drytooling area in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  The area consists of four cliffs containing 18 routes.  The area is currently being developed and the guide will continue to be updated.

Norwich Ledge by Carter Stritch

Norwich Ledge is an amazing crag in the middle of nowhere that is known by few.

Silver Tongue by Jon Jugenheimer

Silver Mountain is located in the UP of Michigan and offers a variety of fantastic sport climbs and some great trad leads.


Climbing on the Gunflint Trail by Carter Stritch

The Gunflint trail in Northern Minnesota offers access to one of the best parts of Minnesota, including the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). Most people are familiar with the area for fishing and canoeing but are unaware of the rock climbing, ice climbing and mixed climbing.

Sandstone Ice Park Guide by Carter Stritch

The Sandstone Ice Park is a great resource for trying ice climbing for the first time or for honing your mixed climbing skills for the mountains.  The park is located in Sandstone MN, only 1.5 hours from Minneapolis and about one hour from Duluth.

Crane Lake Area Climbing coming soon!

The Crane Lake area consists of Jeff’s World, Serenity Wall, Swamp Wall, Secret Lake Wall and a few other climbing areas in both Minnesota and Ontario Canada.


Speed Records

Pacific Northwest Mountain Speed Records

A compilation of speed records and fastest known times (FKT) on various mountains in the Pacific Northwest.  Mountains include: Mt. Shasta, Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams, Three Sisters, Mt. Jefferson and Mt. Baker.