Outward Bound Ropes, Knots, and Hitches [NOOK Book]

Overview

Knot-making is simpler than ever. This new easy-to-follow guide, published in partnership with Outward Bound, includes information on using knots in your favorite outdoor activities. Outdoor expert Buck Tilton takes you step-by-step through each bend and turn with clear instructions and detailed
photographs. You can count on this handy volume to guide you toward quick success and fool-proof knots.
...
See more details below
Outward Bound Ropes, Knots, and Hitches

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$10.49
BN.com price
(Save 12%)$11.99 List Price

Overview

Knot-making is simpler than ever. This new easy-to-follow guide, published in partnership with Outward Bound, includes information on using knots in your favorite outdoor activities. Outdoor expert Buck Tilton takes you step-by-step through each bend and turn with clear instructions and detailed
photographs. You can count on this handy volume to guide you toward quick success and fool-proof knots.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762785766
  • Publisher: FalconGuides
  • Publication date: 5/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 517,409
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Buck Tilton is a regular columnist for Backpacker magazine and is also the author of Knack Knots You Need, Knack Hiking & Backpacking, and Knack First Aid. His many books for FalconGuides, including the award-winning Wilderness First Responder, have sold more than 100,000 copies combined.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

About Outward Bound v

Introduction viii

1 Of Ropes and Cordage 1

2 Camping Knots: Stoppers 6

Overhand Knot 6

Overhand Knot with Draw Loop 7

Heaving Line Knot 8

Figure 8 Knot 10

Figure 8 Knot with Draw Loop 12

3 Camping Knots: Bends 13

Square (Reef) Knot 13

Sheet Bend 14

Double Sheet Bend 15

4 Camping Knots: Loops 16

Figure 8 Loop 16

Overhand Loop 18

Slipknot (Simple Noose) 19

Hangman's Knot (Noose) 20

5 Camping Knots: Stationary Hitches 22

Half Hitch 22

Two Half Hitches 23

Clove Hitch 24

Clove Hitch on a Ring 25

Clove Hitch on a Stake 26

Cow Hitch (Simple) 27

Cow Hitch (Pedigree) 28

Bull Hitch 30

Transom Knot 32

6 Camping Knots: Moving Hitches 34

Trucker's Hitch 34

Tautline Hitch 36

Killick Hitch 38

Timber Hitch 39

7 Boating Knots: Stoppers 42

Double Overhand Knot 42

Ashley's Stopper Knot 43

8 Boating Knots: Bends 44

Carrick Bend 44

Vice Versa 46

Zeppelin Bend 48

9 Boating Knots: Loops 50

Scaffold Knot 50

Bowline 52

Bowline on a Bight 54

Double Bowline 56

Triple Bowline 58

Midshipman's Hitch 60

10 Boating Knots: Hitches 62

Anchor (Fisherman's) Bend 62

Buntline Hitch 64

Highwayman's Hitch 66

Camel Hitch 68

Rolling Hitch 69

Pole Hitch 70

Pile (Post) Hitch 72

Constrictor Knot 73

Double Constrictor Knot 74

11 Climbing Knots: Hitches 78

Bachmann Hitch 78

Munter (Italian) Hitch 80

Girth Hitch 81

Klemheist Knot 82

Garda Knot 83

Prusik Knot 84

Round Turn and Two Half Hitches 86

12 Climbing Knots: Bends 87

Hunter's (Rigger's) Bend 87

Fisherman's Knot 88

Double Fisherman's Knot 90

Water Knot 92

Figure 8 Bend 94

13 Climbing Knots: Loops 96

Figure 8 Follow-Through 96

Figure 8 Double Loop 98

Figure 8 Triple Loop 100

Loop Knot 102

Alpine Butterfly 103

Spanish Bowline 106

Interlocking Loops 109

14 Miscellaneous Knots 112

Sheepshank 112

Eye Splice 113

Back Splice 114

Common Whipping 116

Asher's Bottle Sling 118

Knife Lanyard Knot 120

Monkey's Fist 122

Simple Chain Sinnet (Monkey Chain) 124

Index 127

About the Author 130

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)