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By titleRopes and Knots: SAS and Elite Forces Guide


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Ropes and Knots: SAS and Elite Forces Guide

A simple rope can be a lifesaver in a survival situation. Knowing how to use a rope and make effective knots will help you in an amazing variety of ways – from constructing shelters and creating weapons, to fishing and hunting. Ropes and knots act as lifelines in dangerous environments, such as when crossing a fast-flowing river or scaling a mountainside.

Ropes and Knots draws on the skills of the world’s best soldiers to teach you how to use these essential tools in the wilderness. Tried and tested techniques give you expert advice on issues such as: how to take care of ropes, the most useful knots to use in a survival situation, how to make your own ropes out of animal tendons or plants, and much more.

Including more than 500+ black-and-white specially-commissioned illustrations, the book is packed with expert advice and essential for anyone who wants to know the difference between and how to make a simple reef knot or complex slip knot, a clove hitch, an alpine butterfly knot and many more.

Format: 178 x 127mm (7” x 5”)
Extent: 320pp
Word count: 35,000 words
Illustrations: 500+ b/w artworks
ISBN: 9781907446948


Author details:

Alexander Stilwell is an experienced writer and editor who has worked for several leading publishers, primarily in the fields of military history, politics and international affairs. He has also worked for Jane’s Information Group and is the author of several books. He served for six years in the British Territorial Army.