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The Outdoor Knots Book

Author : Clyde Soles
ISBN : 0898869625
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 63. 72 MB
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A guide to the ropes and knots used in the outdoors by hikers, campers, paddlers, and climbers. *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 explainshow 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 activity. This is the definitive text on ropes and knots for anyone who plays in the outdoors!

Backpacker Magazine S Outdoor Knots

Author : Clyde Soles
ISBN : 0762756519
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 82. 35 MB
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Backpacker magazine branded and fueled by FalconGuides, this book provides essential mind gear from the two most respected and reliable publishers of outdoor-related information. Perfect for pack or pocket, it breaks down its subject into the essential topics, providing practical and portable information useful in the field. Full-color photos, charts, and illustrations are organized with text by an expert in a brief and accessible manner, introducing readers to basic and intermediate skills needed to safely and successfully get by in the outdoors. 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. This handy pocket-sized guide is 96 pages, includes two popouts, and incorporates color photos, charts, and illustrations as needed throughout the interior."

The Field Guide To Knots

Author : Bob Holtzman
ISBN : 9781615192779
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 77. 86 MB
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A Fasten-ating Guide to Knots for Every Adventure! The perfect knot can make any job quicker, easier, and safer—whether you need to build a shelter, tether a horse, rappel down a cliff, or moor a boat. In The Field Guide to Knots, veteran outdoorsman Bob Holtzman helps you: Select and tie the right knot for any task Identify and untie existing knots Choose and maintain your rope, and more! With more than 80 time-tested knots and more than 600 color photos, this Field Guide is indispensible for backpackers, climbers, sailors, anglers, hunters, equestrians—and anyone else who’s ever needed to change a sail, reposition a climbing rope, or splice a tent pole!

Knots

Author : Des Pawson
ISBN : 0756690544
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 55. 71 MB
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Provides instructions for tying knots for various purposes; features advice on selecting, using, and maintaining ropes; and offers information about knot families, including stopper knots, binding knots, bends, hitches, loops, and sennits.

The Book Of Climbing Knots

Author : Peter Owen
ISBN : 1558219285
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 36. 28 MB
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Featured are detailed line drawings and clear instructions on how to tie the gamut of climbing knots, explanations of the various uses of each knot, the best knots to use in specific situations, and an easy-to-use Index.

Essential Knots

Author : Neville Olliffe
ISBN : 1594854858
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 45. 44 MB
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A guide to knots: step-by-step illustrated instructions on how to ties knots and information on when to use them.

50 Knots You Need To Know

Author : Marty Allen
ISBN : 1909313564
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 51. 71 MB
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Attention all nerds, put down that laptop and pick up this brilliant guide to tying 50 must-know knots. If you're unaware of the difference between a Cow Hitch and a Marlinspike Hoop or a Running Bowline and a Square Lashing, all will be revealed in "Knot Nerds." Packed with step-by-step instructions, discover how to tie knots to get you through any situation, whether it's nautical knots for sailing adventures or shanks and hitches for camping or climbing weekends. You will learn simple knot-making techniques that can be used for all your nerdly pursuits. And once you've graduated from the easy stuff you can move on to the more serious examples, such as a make-shift rope halter to you can use to tame a wild beast or strong knots for securing and tying things together. Also included are a couple of pieces of rope, so you can start tying knows right away. But be warned, it's VERY addictive!

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