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Radical Sports: Caving

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An introduction to the sport of caving, for youngsters between the ages of ten and early teens, by Chris Howes

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Radical Sports: Caving

Caving is part of the Radical Sports series of books published by Heinemann for children from ten to early teens. This hardback book by Chris Howes is an ideal introduction to the sport.

The contents include information on preparing for a trip, what to expect, clothing and equipment, parts of a cave, reading a survey, international exploration and where to find further information.

From the cover:

Who was Edouard Martel?
What is a karabiner used for?
What is a boulder choke?

The Radical Sports series is an introduction to the world's most adventurous and radical sports. Each book provides the beginner with all the essential information needed to do the sport competently and safely, as well as looking at the prestigious competitions and their stars.

Each book contains:

  • Advice on equipment
  • Safety tips
  • Simple skills
  • Useful contacts
  • Glossary and index

Don't be left behind – go for it!

Editions:

In 2003 a softback edition of Caving was published in the UK: ISBN 0-431-03697-7.

A hardback edition with a 'library binding' (a stippled finish to the cover) was published in the USA in 2003 with changes in text to reflect the different approach to the sport on that continent: ISBN 1-588-10626-8.

Also in 2003 a Swedish language edition was published by Bonniers under the title Grottkrypning, with all reference to the author and photo credits removed from the cover and contents. Relatively few of these editions are presumed to exist, as the publication breached contracts and most of the print run was subsequently pulped.

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Binding:
Hardback
Size:
20cm x 27cm
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Book: new
Pages:
32
Illustrations:
37 photographs and diagrams
Publication date:
2002
ISBN:
978-0-431-03690-8
Other:
Published by Heinemann as part of the Radical Sports series
Author:
Chris Howes
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