Bonney (1977) Guide to the Wyoming Mountains and Wilderness Areas – 3rd Revised


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Bonney, Orrin H. & Bonney, Lorraine G. Guide to the Wyoming Mountains and Wilderness Areas: Climbing Routes & Back Country (American Rating System). (Chicago: Sage Books/The Swallow Press, 1977)

Octavo. 701 pages with maps, photos, drawings and index. Hardcover. Bound in whiteish cloth-covered boards stamped with authors and full title on front cover, short title on spine and publisher’s catalog on rear cover Maps on endpapers.

Condition: Good. Apparently used on the trail, cover dusty and stained, but solidly bound and clean inside.

This 3rd, revised edition provides up-to-date and definitive information for the mountain climber, rock climber, hiker, skier, backpacker, camper, hunter, fisherman, trail rider.

All of Wyoming’s major ranges, minor ranges and wilderness areas are covered including Yellowstone National Park. Maps and text cover more than 400 trails; over 1300 peaks, mountains, pinnacles, passes, etc.  are identified, over 1,400 climbing routes are detailed in drawings and descriptions, based on the American Rating System pioneered and popularized by the Bonnets. Also included are sections on history, geology, skiing and winter sports, river running, rockhounding, maps, climbing and safety, and how to plan a trip.

33 maps, 125 photos, 6 aerial photos, 36 drawings, bibl., index – The Swallow Press