An in-depth survey of the history of rock climbing, as well as tips and advice on how to use specific safety equipment, and the skills and supplies necessary for different types of climbing.
Part of the Odysseys in Outdoor Adventures series
Every day, explorers and adventurers push their limits as they venture farther, faster, deeper, and higher into the natural world. Odysseys in Outdoor Adventures invites advanced readers along on a journey to experience six outdoor activities like never before. With full-color photographs complementing the comprehensive texts, these titles feature a sophisticated design that depicts the tamer version of each activity before plunging into the breathtaking endeavors of thrill-seekers. Exploratory side panels provide further information, and colored glossary terms assist in making the text accessible to a wide range of learners.