Rock climbing

by Allan, John, 1961-

Format: Print Book 2022
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction J 796.522 ALL 2022
Location  Sewickley Public Library
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
Call Number  J 796.522 ALL 2022

Rock climbing is about strength, balance and keeping a cool head, even when you're afraid. Aimed at reluctant readers between 10 and 14, with a reading age of 7-8, this book takes a dive into the extreme world of rock climbing. Uncover the history of the sport and discover how climbers adjust to different rocky surfaces. Take a look at the specialist clothing and gear needed to go pro, and meet climbing legends, pushing limits and breaking records.

Combining stunning photography with clear and simple text, this book is sure to keep even the most reluctant readers turning the pages.

Climbing to live
The first mountaineers
Climbing for fun
The basics
Sticky rubber
Climbing moves
Roped climbing
Climbing partners
Trad gear
Trad route
Sport climbing
Climbing without rope
Rock stars
First ascents
Legendary rock
The Terrain
The Nose
The Ogre.

Additional Information
Series Allan, John, 1961- Adventure sports.
Subjects Rock climbing -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Cornwall, UK :Hungry Tomato,2022
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Lexile 840.
Description 48 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN 1914087208
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