3rd edition. A revised and expanded edition of this useful guide to knots. Primarily aimed at workers in the tree care industry, it will also be found useful by anyone with an interest in knots.
Arborists are one of the few professions left today that still rely on knots to complete their daily work. Tree climbers, in particular, have re-discovered the friction hitch and many of these knot variations have been optimized for tree work.
Dirk Lingens, a German arborist and self confessed knot junkie has collected and recorded the knots commonly used in the arboricultural industry today. The Tree Climber’s Knotbook is an essential collection of tree climbing knots used with the Single Rope Techniques. A few exotic and uncommon versions are also included. Clear diagrams are accompanied by explanatory notes,as well as uses, plus and minus aspects and noteworthy features of the knot
The book is spiral bound making it easy to open flat,. The covers and internal pages are both made from thick robust card.
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