Basic Essentials Knots for the Outdoors

Basic Essentials Knots for the Outdoors

by Cliff Jacobson, Cliff Moen
     
 

For a generation, the Basic Essentials® series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic

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Overview

For a generation, the Basic Essentials® series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic Essentials® books tell you what you need to know.
 
Look inside to find:

  • Step-by-step instructions for tying the ten most useful knots and hitches, twenty-two variations, and four essential splices and lashings
  • Easy-to-follow illustrations for both righties and lefties
  • The best type of rope and knot to use for each task at hand
  • How to properly prepare, coil, and maintain ropes for durability and reliability

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762740154
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Series:
Basic Essentials Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Cliff Jacobson is one of North America's most respected outdoors writers and wilderness canoe guides. He is a retired environmental science teacher, an outdoors skills instructor, a canoeing and camping consultant, and the author of more than a dozen top-selling books on canoeing and camping. He is a recipient of the American Canoe Association's prestigious Legends of Paddling Award and a member of the ACA Hall of Fame.

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