Synopses & Reviews
Easy-to-use guide offers instructions for tying 19 fundamental climbing knots and how to use them safely and effectively. Illustrations for every knot included with its primary and secondary uses along with expert advice on what knots to trust, what works best with hardware, rope care, and types of grade.
1998 National Outdoor Book Award winner. How to tie 35 climbing knots: step-by-step illustrations, easy-to-follow directions, when to use and not to use, and expert advice on selection and care of ropes.
This guide offers instructions for tying 19 fundamental climbing knots and 16 additional variations. Each knot is illustrated in detail, and its primary and secondary uses are described: joining harness to rope, rope to rope, or rope to anchor; runners; rappel stoppers; back-up and ascender knots.