8 costuras expressas
6 anéis de fita de tamanhos variados
10 mosquetões soltos (sem trava)
2 mosquetões grandes, com trava, para as paradas
Rock Climbs of Tuolumne Meadows, de Don Reid e Chris Falkenstein, ed. ChockStone Press - é o melhor guia de Tuolumne, com vias de escalada livre tradicional e esportiva.
50 Classic Climbs of North America, de Allen Steck e Steve Roper, ed. Sierra Club - o nome já diz tudo; o livro descreve o que há de melhor em vias tradicionais de montanha. As 50 Classics são também conhecidas como "50 Crowded" - são as vias mais congestionadas da América do Norte.
Vertical World of Yosemite, de Galen Rowell, ed. Wilderness Press - ótima coleção de textos sobre a história das grandes conquistas no parque.
Yosemite National Park - A Natural-History Guide to Yosemite and Its Trails, de Jeffrey Shaffer, ed. Wilderness Press - um guia muito bem escrito que descreve uma centena de trilhas no parque e ainda inclui um mapa topográfico à prova d'água.
The Yosemite, de John Muir e Galen Rowell, ed. Sierra Club - combina o belo ensaio fotográfico de Rowell com o texto clássico de John Muir, o avô dos aventureiros e ecologistas americanos.
The High Sierra - Peaks, Passes and Trails, de R. J. Secor, ed. The Mountaineers - é um guia de caminhadas alpinas na Sierra Nevada.
GO TO YOSEMITE??
When to Go
The main areas of climbing within the park are two in Yosemite Valley, the climbing season runs from May to November and at Tuolumne Meadows, June to October. The months of September and October have a more constant climate with pleasant temperatures. In general, the weather forecast is displayed at entrances to keep and camps, which facilitates the planning of the climbs.
The flight to San Francisco is a good option, with an average distance of the park is possible to rent a vehicle and then for another five hours to the destination, a guide can help rodoviario is good to consult the value of contributions prior to avoid problems with spending.
How will you get a lot of time camping, it's worth having a few luxuries like a lantern to benzene, a spacious tent and a very comfortable mattress. Moreover, the benzene in the U.S. is extremely cheap and can be purchased at any hardware store or grocery camping parks.
Shop at supermarkets in a city, before entering the park. Inside, there are some small markets, but prices are higher and there is not much variety. In mountaineering equipment shops, you can find excellent food expedition, light and very tasty. When you're too lazy to cook, you may go to several restaurants and cafeterias that exist in the park.
Lightweight material suitable for the type of track you want to climb. Besides the individual material (harness, descender, carabiners to latch etc.) Tip rack:
a complete set of steel cable stoppers
2 small TCUs, with carabiners
8 seams expressed
6 rings of different sizes of tape
10 carabiners loose (without lock)
2 large carabiners, with lock for the charts
If you need to buy some equipment while in the park, there is a store in Yosemite Valley, but it is best to stock up at Berkeley or another city.
These are the guidebooks that we use on our trip in 1986. All can be purchased via the Internet at Adventurous Traveler Bookstore. On the website of the bookshop is a summary of each book. They also are sold in California stores and equipment in the parks:
Rock Climbs of Tuolumne Meadows, by Don Reid and Chris Falkenstein, ed. Chockstone Press - is the best guide Tuolumne, with free climbing routes and traditional sports.
50 Classic Climbs of North America, Allen Steck and Steve Roper, ed. Sierra Club - the name says it all, the book describes what is best in traditional mountain routes. The 50 Classics are also known as "50 Crowded" - are the most congested routes in North America.
Sierra Classics - 100 Best Climbs in the High Sierra, John Moynier and Claude Fiddler, ed. Chockstone Press - is a guide and classic alpine free climbing in the Sierra Nevada.
Vertical World of Yosemite, Galen Rowell, ed. Wilderness Press - great collection of texts on the history of great achievements in the park.
Yosemite National Park - A Natural-History Guide to Yosemite and Its Trails, Jeffrey Shaffer, ed. Wilderness Press - a very well written guide that describes a hundred trails in the park and also includes a topographical map waterproof.
The Yosemite by John Muir and Galen Rowell, ed. Sierra Club - combines beautiful photo essay with Rowell's classic text by John Muir, the grandfather of U.S. ecologists and adventurers.
The High Sierra - Peaks, Passes and Trails, R. J. Secor, ed. The Mountaineers - is a guide to hiking in the alpine Sierra Nevada.