On Rope

On Rope


On Rope
North American Vertical Rope Techniques 


By:Bruce Smith and Alan Padgett

Invaluable, extensive resource on ropes, knots, harnesses, rappelling, ascending, and belaying, with over 700 detailed drawings. This second edition has been extensively revised and expanded. Coverage of European SRT rigging techniques and climbing systems has been greatly enlarged. Other new coverage includes detailed descriptions of other rope uses; such as by arborists, river rescuers, window cleaners, and circus riggers.

Second Edition 1996
ISBN 1-879961-05-9
382 pages, hardbound