Knots for hikers and backpackers

by Frank Logue

Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press in Birmingham, Ala

Written in English
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  • Hiking.,
  • Backpacking.,
  • Ropes and splices.

Edition Notes

Other titlesKnots for hikers & backpackers
StatementFrank Logue, with Victoria Logue.
ContributionsLogue, Victoria, 1961-
LC ClassificationsGV199.5 .L64 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1029156M
ISBN 100897321464
LC Control Number96105126

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Useful Knots for Hikers. Reef (square) Knot: Used to tie two rope ends of the same diameter riate for first aid, as it lies flat against the injured area.

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The Ultimate Hang. One of the most important, and useful knots for backpackers, hikers, and campers, has got to be the bowline. There aren’t very many situations where this knot won’t work for you, and it’s such a strong knot that you don’t have to worry about whatever you’re tying slipping away.

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Although I personally know many more knots and use them on a regular basis, when I'm teaching for my school's Outdoor Education department, I only teach 4 knots for backpacking: Bowline (One end of a tarp ridgeline; attaching ropes to our bear bags, which have a loop for this purpose).Snow Peak Trek Titanium Cookset-Titanium cookware is a great investment as it will perform well and last years.

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