Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

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Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby mourz » Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:44 am

North
South
Miller fork
Muir Valley Flipbook
Now 'Best Of the Red' ?

http://stores.sharpendbooks.com/best-of-the-red/
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby Chiyram » Fri Mar 31, 2017 12:12 pm

Yep... In order to have everything you have to at least have the North, South and Miller which sucks. I was okay with two required Guidebook, but Three? Come on. Though the Miller guidebook is awesome.
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby MoHAlixPr » Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:58 pm

Sorry Ray. :'( Rt if u cry everyime
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby ray » Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:12 pm

Well, it was inevitable. It's one of the world's largest and most popular sport climbing areas so multiple guidebooks are required to detail every route. Otherwise you would have one gigantic book costing $100.00 and so heavy nobody would want to carry it around. That's why the Select "Best of the Red" guide is a good idea. This is a natural progression.
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby Flipper » Fri Mar 31, 2017 7:10 pm

i heard Chuck Norris and Crankmas don't need no stinking guidebooks.
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby EricDorsey » Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:24 am

As long as this doesn't get in the way of releasing the annual spring, summer, fall, and late fall editions of the RRG South Guidebook I am all for it.
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby clif » Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:30 am

we'lll need to spend $80k a year to 'maintain' the southern region too.
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby ray » Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:16 pm

My favorite is the locals who say they don't need a guidebook but frequent the online guidebook on this site.
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby Flipper » Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:09 am

ohhhh, burn
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby Flipper » Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:11 am

I do it for the children
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby clif » Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:07 am

the best thing about not owning guidebooks is you can claim an FA. this also brings full circle closure to the bolt fairy story. everyone lives happily ever after.
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby lena_chita » Mon Apr 03, 2017 12:01 pm

Chiyram wrote:Yep... In order to have everything you have to at least have the North, South and Miller which sucks. I was okay with two required Guidebook, but Three? Come on. Though the Miller guidebook is awesome.


I like the new South guidebook, too! But now the guidebook junkie part of my brain wants to get the Best of the Red, because... new guidebook! It's been whole two weeks since i got my last new guidebook, I need another one. :)
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby Ascentionist » Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:43 am

I like that it's (Best of the Red) the thousand route "Greatest Hits" which in my crusty old brain translates to: we left out all the trad.
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Re: Does This One Make It Five Guidebooks?

Postby EricDorsey » Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:03 pm

ray wrote:My favorite is the locals who say they don't need a guidebook but frequent the online guidebook on this site.


Makes sense to me, if you're a local and already know the area you don't need the quarterly guidebook just the online updates for the newest routes.
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