Climbing is one of the fastest growing extreme sports. From the climbing wall in your local gym to the forbidding slopes of Mount Everest, it offers exciting challenges to adventurers of every age and skill level. Accomplished climber and competitor Pete Takeda shows kids exactly how the sport is done, presenting an enticing, close-up look at bouldering, sport climbing, wall climbing, trad climbing, ice climbing, alpine climbing, and more.
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Published by National Geographic Children’s Books Sep 01, 2002| 64 Pages| 8 x 7-1/4| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780792267447