A fasten-ating guide to knots for every adventure, from the author of Wilderness Survival Skills and The Camping Bible.
The perfect knot can make any job quicker, easier, and safer—whether you need to build a shelter, tether a horse, rappel down a cliff, or moor a boat. In The Field Guide to Knots, veteran outdoorsman Bob Holtzman helps you:Select and tie the right knot for any taskIdentify and untie existing knotsChoose and maintain your rope, and more
With more than 80 time-tested knots and more than 600 color photos, this field guide is indispensable for backpackers, climbers, sailors, anglers, hunters, equestrians—and anyone else who’s ever needed to change a sail, reposition a climbing rope, or splice a tent pole!
Praise for The Field Guide to Knots
“A handy guide describing practical knots for outdoor enthusiasts.” —Library Journal
“The text and illustrations are clear and precise.” —Manhattan Book Review