Written to satisfy every rock climber's inherent interest in geology, Flakes, Jugs, and Splitters answers all the rock related questions you have, whether it's simply a matter of knowing what gear to use or understanding why your local crag exists in the first place. Brings the science of geology to rock climbers with an informal QA format and fun, informative language. Covers topics ranging from using a geologic map to find new crags to why Europe has the best limestone. Includes stunning photos of worldwide destinations and easy to read artist renderings of geologic concepts. Written by Sarah Garlick, a leading rock climber, accomplished research geologist, and published author in both climbing and scientific literature. 2009, 1st edition 224 pages. 9 x 6 x 1 in.