BASIC ILLUSTRATED KNOTS FOR THE OUTDOORS (Falcon)Cliff JacobsonA full-color manual for every outdoor enthusiastIn full color, this illustrated how-to book covers the top ten most important knots and hitches, twenty-two variations, and four essential splices and lashings. There are right-handed and left-handed instructions and illustrations for tying each knot, plus tips on buying and maintaining ropes and choosing the correct knot for the task at hand. This guide is easy to follow and small enough to carry outdoors.Cliff Jacobson is an outdoors writer and wilderness canoe guide. He is a retired teacher of environmental science, and the author of more than a dozen successful books on canoeing and camping. He lives in River Falls, Wisconsin.