Campers, hikers, naturalists, sailors, fishermen, hunters, and anyone else who ventures into the outdoors will want to own The Book of Outdoor Knots. This meticulously illustrated handbook describes 70 of the most common knots for the outdoors, showing in clear, step-by-step line drawings each phase of the properly tied knot. Perhaps most important, the book explains precisely which knot to use in each specific situation. Knots of all kinds are covered here: hitches for fastening rope to a fixed object, bends to connect two ropes, loops for a range of purposes, running knots, knots to shorten rope lengths, and others. The Book of Outdoor Knots also covers natural and synthetic ropes as well as rope maintenance, general tying guidelines, breaking strength, and more.
|Full Name||The Book of Outdoor Knots|
|Main Topic(s)||Knots: Specifically those with outdoor application|
|Cover||Soft Cover / Paperback|
|Who Should Read This||Outdoor People, Scouts, Girl Guides, Campers, Backpackers|
Nalno.com Quick Review: This book is really good if you are one to learn knots by the book. Every knot is sketched and is very large in size and easy to follow with directions clearing telling you what to do next. Mostly the basic knots are covered, so this is something for those who want to learn basic knots.