The Outdoor Knots Book
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A guide to the ropes and knots used in the outdoors by hikers, campers, paddlers, and climbers. Includes guidelines for selecting the best rope and the best knot for the activity at hand and knot-tying directions illustrated with photos.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by Mountaineers Books
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Jonathan Miller
This was by far the best knot book I've ever read. I've read through and browsed many knot books before and they all seem very overwhelming and give you way to much useless information - knots you'll never use.

The first half of this book is written to explain rope material and construction, rope selection, care, and management. Any outdoorsman or person who handles rope in their work place on a regular basis will find this short read helpful. The last thing you need to know is a bunch of random...more
Mike
Very clear and concise. The only drawback is that for non-experts, or non-proficient types, it can be kind of hard to understand how to tie the knots from word descriptions
Chrisbaker811
Book on Knots, it's not a page turner, but informative.
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Clyde Soles started in the outdoor industry in 1972 when his Dad and uncle founded the second whitewater raft company in West Virginia. In 1980, he began as a part-time sales clerk for Hudson Bay Outfitters and soon worked up to store manager of their highest-volume store. Moving back to Boulder (where he attended college) in 1984, Clyde worked for Neptune Mountaineering for nearly a decade as a s...more
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