The Book of Climbing Knots

The Book of Climbing Knots

by Peter Owen
     
 
When suspended hundreds or thousands of feet in the air, on the side of a mountain, you won't want to forget how to tie that alpine butterfly knot around your chest, a skill that may keep you from literally cutting your life short. With The Book of Climbing Knots, forgetting how to tie the essential climbing knots is unlikely. Included in this handy guidebook are

Overview

When suspended hundreds or thousands of feet in the air, on the side of a mountain, you won't want to forget how to tie that alpine butterfly knot around your chest, a skill that may keep you from literally cutting your life short. With The Book of Climbing Knots, forgetting how to tie the essential climbing knots is unlikely. Included in this handy guidebook are detailed line drawings and step-by-step instructions that will teach you to tie stopper knots, bends, loops, shortenings, hitches, and other outdoor knots. Also included are explanations of the various uses of each knot, a glossary of terms, and an index of knot names. (5 1/2 X 8 1/4, 144 pages, diagrams)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558219281
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2000
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.44(d)

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