Want to go vertical? Rock-climbing legend Eric Bjornstad's fourth collection of Colorado Plateau climbing routes will take you to twenty-seven diverse areas - all within the incomparable canyons of Utah's remote desert backcountry. Southern Utah offers the most concentrated sandstone climbing in the great expanse of the Colorado Plateau - a range of splitter cracks, chimneys, dihedrals, overhangs, and off-widths to tempt, then challenge, any appetite. This guide provides information on the best ascents and bouldering problems at each area, along with protection information and gear recommendations that will keep you heading to the top. Inside you'll find: detailed, up-to-date topos; descent information on multipitch routes; historical background on many of the routes; easy-to-follow driving and approach directions to climbing and bouldering destinations; tips on where to find campgrounds, archaeological sites, and other points of interest.