The Book of Outdoor Knots
By Peter Owen
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: 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. Measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/4" with 144 pages.
By Clyde Soles
The definitive guide to rope and knots for anyone who plays in the outdoors. It provides guidelines for selecting the best rope and knots for the activity at hand. Includes over 40 knots. from the bowline and the figure-eight to the buntline hitch and the sheet bend. Easy-to-follow knot-tying directions, clearly illustrated with photos. Includes an extensive glossary for quick access to information. The book explains how to select and use rope, cordage, and webbing for the outdoors, along with the most popular knots used by hikers, campers, paddlers, and climbers. Measures 5-1/4" x 8-5/16" x 3/8" with 260 pages and numerous photos.
By Kristin Hostetter
This is more than a book about Duct Tape! It provides Tips & Tricks for repairing and maintaining outdoor & travel gear.Whether you need to remedy a leak in your tent, nurse a cranky stove back to life, unclog a water filter, or revive gunked-up velcro, you'll find the solution here. Tips on what to include in your repair kit, duct tape dos and don'ts, and a new section on caring for technical wool garments and repairing softshell fabrics, single-wall tents, hydration systems, and more! Small enough to fit in a pocket or pack, it measures only 4" x 6" x 5/16" thick. 112 pages with drawings and diagrams.