The Mountaineers Books The Outdoor Knots Book
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Outdoorsy folks from hikers and campers to paddlers and climbers will find the information in The Outdoor Knots Book from The Mountaineers Books to be indispensable. Clyde Soles calls upon his immense experience from adventures around the world in laying out guidelines for selecting the best ropes and knots for your activities. The easy-to-follow instructions are clearly illustrated with photos so you'll be knowledgeably handling rope and tying knots in no time.
- Mountain Gear
Its 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.
This definitive guide to rope and knots is for anyone who plays in the outdoors. Author: Clyde Soles. Softcover; 157 pages; black-and-white photographs. The Mountaineers Books; copyright 2004. Guidelines for selecting the best rope and knots for the activity at hand. Includes over 40 knots, from the bowline and the figure-eight to buntline hitch and the sheet bend. Easy-to-follow knot-tying directions have clearly illustrated photos. Extensive glossary for quick access to information. Find out how to select and use rope, cordage and webbing for the outdoors, and the most popular knots used by hikers, campers, paddlers and climbers.