I. "A boy clambers barefoot up a tree. He does it for the pure joy of climbing; why doesn't matter. It is exciting. New. There is a bit of danger. The thrill of adventure in going somewhere he has never been. He might do the same on a building or an easy, rock cliff. And from this raw beginning springs a desire to venture onto steeper walls, smoother ones. He would go there but he can't- not with out boots, rope, and perhaps pitons. The game becomes complex. But the point is still the same; adventure.
A. This excerpt from a book entitled Basic Rockcraft by Royal Robbins describes how much Rock climbing has evolved over the years.
A. I am going to give you a brief history of how rock climbing was started,
B. The evolution of climbing equipment and how it has changed,