A basic skill that the avid outdoorsman must master is the art of knot typing. Whether you're strapping your pack to a tree so that it's up off the ground, or your actual survival depends upon a solid and secure shelter that must be rigged, this handy little pocket guide has got you covered. Measuring only 5.5" x 3.75" and weighing a few ounces, this pocket guide is a great addition to any pack without having to sacrifice weight or room.
Essential Knots for Search and Rescue and Survival is a valuable reference for skilled rescue professionals, recreationists and anyone active in a wilderness setting. This lightweight folding guide is waterproof to withstand rigorous use in the field and fits easily in your pocket. Developed by NASAR’s education division in collaboration with Waterford Press, the easy-to-use guide contains step-by-step color illustrations and will assist your ability to tie the most common knots used in search and rescue. Topics include litter lashing techniques, basic anchors and improvised seat harnesses. Great resource for SAR technicians as well as campers, hikers and outdoor enthusiasts.