how well do you know your knots?

Any good fisherman knows a number of knots, but usually for securing hooks to leaders and lines and such… This interesting graphic addresses the knots considered basic to survival in the wilderness or extreme situations.
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Index of Basic Survival Knots

The use of rope, strap or even chain for tying, connecting and controlling things in your environment is one of the most essential skills in an emergency/survival situation.

You can find an excellent book on knot-tying here:


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