The Outdoor Knots Book
By (author) Clyde Soles
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Outdoor Knots Book by Clyde Soles
Book DescriptionCLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A KNOT SAMPLER FROM THE CHAPTER ON "KNOTS FOR HIKING & CAMPING" (Provide us with a little information and we'll send your download directly to your inbox) * Guidelines for selecting the best rope and the best knot for the activity at hand * Knot-tying directions clearly illustrated with photos * New entry in the Mountaineers Outdoor Basics series It's fair to say that climber Clyde Soles is obsessed with ropes and knots and their absolute performance-since he regularly entrusts his life to ropes on sheer rock faces. His unique book explains how to select and use ropes, cordage, and webbing for the outdoors. Invaluable information is provided on rope handling techniques (how to avoid dreaded tangles) and the best methods for rope care and maintenance. Step-by-step directions for tying over 40 knots are clearly illustrated with photographs. Other useful features include a glossary and a knot comparison chart by activity. Chapters include Knots Basics (from Tripod Lashing to the Figure 8 Loop), Knots for Hikers and Climbers (from the Prusik knot to the Autoblock), Knots for Canoeists and Kayakers (from the Buntline hitch to the Bowline on a bight), and more. This is the definitive text on ropes and knots for anyone who plays in the outdoors!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780898869620
(212mm x 135mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Mountaineers Books
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Clyde Soles
Knots for Climbers, Paperback (April 2011)
Teaches the reader the Twelve Essential Climbing Knots, and then presents eighteen others for various special situations. Color illustrations make learning these knots a cinch.
Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Knots, Paperback (February 2011)View all books by Clyde Soles
Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Knots provides readers step-by-step instructions for tying the most useful knots and hitches, splices and lashings for the outdoors; info on the best type of rope and knot for each task at hand; how to properly prepare, coil, and maintain ropes for durability and reliability.
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