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Rock Climbing

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Rock climbing started in the Alps with mountaineers. Since the sport has taken off, most mountains have been graded in terms of difficulty so that climbers know what they're getting themselves into. If there's no mountain near you, you can always practice on indoor climbing walls but you've got to pass a safety test first!

  1. 1. What do you have to do before you start indoor climbing?
    1. a. Buy new shoes
    2. b. Get a friend
    3. c. Pass a safety test
  2. 2. Another word for how mountains are rated for difficulty...
    1. a. Marked
    2. b. Scored
    3. c. Graded
  3. 3. Where did rock climbing start?
    1. a. The Alps
    2. b. Appalachian Mountains
    3. c. Rockies