How to Tie Climbing Knots Climbing Knots Welcome to Climbing Knots These animated knots are for climbers, rescue workers, arborists, tower-climbers, and others who use rope in man-carrying applications. Select the knots from: the index above left; the pictures above; or the Climbing Usage page. Selection This selection is based on consultation with, and feedback from, many experienced climbers.
6 Widerness Survival Shelters During most outdoor survival situations, shelter is going to be one of your top concerns. In fact, when it comes to common ways that people die during a wilderness emergency, hypothermia, a drop in core body temperature, and hyperthermia, an increase in the body’s temperature, are right at the top of the list. That’s why knowing how to construct a wilderness shelter is such an important skill for anyone who spends any amount of time in the great outdoors. Here are some actual real-world Survival Shelters; these shelters should give you a good idea of what’s possible and can give you a good starting point to go out there and practice. A-Frame Shelters
Trilene Knot - How to tie a Trilene Knot © Copyright 2014 John E Sherry. All rights reserved Disclaimer: Any activity involving rope can be dangerous and may even be life threatening! Knot illustrations contained in this web site are not intended for rock climbing instruction.
First Strike Ration The First Strike Ration, or FSR, is a compact, eat-on-the-move assault ration designed for use during initial periods of highly intense, highly mobile combat operations. The FSR is substantially reduced in weight and size and enhances soldier consumption, nutritional intake, and mobility. The FSR was first announced in 2002 and by 2004, prototypes were available for testing. Finally, by late 2007, the FSR was available and shipping to the field. Five Space-Filling Polyhedra Home page Stardust Email me Five space-filling polyhedra Guy Inchbald
Four knots to make paracord into a useful tool. Paracord is an awesome multitool, used everywhere from the wild blue yonder to the deepest caverns. But like any good tool it is only as good as the knowledge the user has about the tool. With most people out there using bungee cords & ratchet straps it seems that paracord is being used for nothing more than friendship bracelets for grown men. 29 Features Off The Grid Homebuilders Should Consider - Living Off The Grid Guest Post By L. Fred Roensch, PhD In addition to the expected, e.g. high level of insulation, caulking, double glazing, smoke and carbon monoxide monitors and security systems – the following features are suggested for any “off the grid” home. Most of these features are well known and widely used in energy efficient homes – some are not! I’d like to share 29 features that I think every off-grid homebuilder should think about… Minimize total enclosed square footage The smaller the enclosed space the lower the heating and cooling energy demand.Minimize footprint by using two stories.
Constrictor knot History First called "constrictor knot" in Clifford Ashley's 1944 work The Ashley Book of Knots, this knot likely dates back much further. Although Ashley seemed to imply that he had invented the constrictor knot over 25 years before publishing The Ashley Book of Knots, research indicates that he was not its originator. Ashley's publication of the knot did bring it to wider attention. Although the description is not entirely without ambiguity, the constrictor knot is thought to have appeared under the name "gunner's knot" in the 1866 work The Book of Knots, written under the pseudonym Tom Bowling. in relation to the clove hitch, which he illustrated and called the "builder's knot". He wrote, "The Gunner's knot (of which we do not give a diagram) only differs from the builder's knot, by the ends of the cords being simply knotted before being brought from under the loop which crosses them
Buying MREs Also see: [Buying Civilian MREs] [Buying Foreign MREs] [Buying MRE Parts and Pieces] Ok, so you're ready to try some MREs. Where do you get them? It all depends on what type you want to buy. Read on for more information and be sure to check my page on "How to tell how old your MREs are" and "MRE Longevity" before you go buying. Camping Knots for Wilderness Survival By Filip Tkaczyk Knowing how to tie good camping knots is an invaluable skill in wilderness survival situations. Its also a great asset when having fun in the outdoors. There are a wealth of different knots out there that you can learn to tie. With so many different knots, you might find it hard to choose which to learn first.