Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Knots: The Knots You Need to Know

Backpacker Magazine's Outdoor Knots: The Knots You Need to Know

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by Clyde Soles
     
 

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Backpacker'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

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Backpacker'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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762756513
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Series:
Backpacker Magazine Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Clyde Soles is a professional author and photographer who, for eight years, was the principle field tester for rock climbing and mountaineering equipment for Rock & Ice magazine.. He writes for Outside, Backpacker, Rock & Ice, Climbing, Hooked on the Outdoors, and other national outdoor magazines, and has authored several books, including The Outdoor Knots Book, Land Navigation Handbook, and Expedition Planning.

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Backpacker magazine's Outdoor Knots: The Knots You Need to Know 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is 29 pages of extremely basic knots. Contrary to the description there is no coverage of lashings, splices, coiling or rope care. Extremely disappointed and want my money back.