Richly illustrated and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, the BASIC ILLUSTRATED series shows you what you need to know.
Look inside to find:
• Step-by-step instructions for tying the ten most useful knots and hitches, twenty-two variations, and four essential splices and lashings
• Easy-to-follow illustrations for both righties and lefties
• Information on the best type of rope and knot to use for each task at hand
• Directions on how to properly prepare, coil, and maintain ropes for durability and reliability