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The Field Guide to Knots

How to Identify, Tie, and Untie Over 80 Essential Knots for Outdoor Pursuits

By Bob Holtzman

A Fasten-ating Guide to Knots for Every Adventure!

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 task
  • Identify and untie existing knots
  • Choose and maintain your rope, and more!
With more than 80 time-tested knots and more than 600 color photos, this Field Guide is indispensible 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!

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“A handy guide describing practical knots for outdoor enthusiasts.”—Library Journal

“The text and illustrations are clear and precise.”—Manhattan Book Review
Product Details
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Number of pages
192
Publication date
September 22, 2015
ISBN
9781615192762