Best Climbs Joshua Tree National Park from Falcon Guides showcases the best sport and trad routes in the park, ideal for climbers who want to hit as many select climbs as possible in a short visit. Longtime local climbing guide Bob Gaines leads you to more than 250 of the very best routes available, from one pitch bolted sport routes to multi pitch traditional style gear routes, with an emphasis on moderate climbs but featuring some classic testpieces too. GPS coordinates for the formations, sun and shade recommendations, and gear requirements for each climb are included. This guide provides visuallyappealing, to the point information for climbers who want to experience the best climbs Joshua TreeNational Park has to offer.Bob Gaines began rock climbing at Joshua Tree National Park in the 1970s and has pioneered over 400 first ascents there. He is the ownerdirector of Vertical Adventures Climbing School, based at Joshua Tree, which in 2008 was voted the 1 rock climbing school in America by Outside magazine.