Ropes & Knots for Survival by Patrick Wilson
(Extreme Survival in the Military)

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When you're in a survival situation, a rope can be useful or even vital. Knowing how to use a rope well in many ways and knowing how to tie a variety of knots can help with many things in the wilderness, from building a shelter to catching animals to eat. In addition, it's an indispensible skill to have if you need to climb up or descend a mountain. Soldiers around the world are trained to use ropes and knots in survival situations. In this book, you'll take a look at some of the techniques the best soldiers in the world practice, including: • how to take care of ropes. • the most useful knots to use in a survival situation. • how to make your own ropes from animal tendons or plants. • how to use your rope effectively. • how to lash together a raft made of saplings or logs.

 

About Patrick Wilson

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Patrick Wilson has starred on Broadway in "Barefoot in the Park, Oklahoma!" (Tony Award nominated), and "The Full Monty" (Tony nomination, Drama League Award). His film credits include "Little Children, Phantom of the Opera, Hard Candy", and the HBO Mini series "Angels in America" (Golden Globe and Emmy nominations).
 
Published February 3, 2015 by Mason Crest. 84 pages
Genres: History, War, Children's Books, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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