Some may want to know why learning knot techniques is important. And that's understandable! So let's give you a scenario: You're mountain climbing over the weekend with some friends, because… hey, you're an outdoorsy kind of person and you enjoy the adrenalin rush of adventure! Chances are if you're climbing a mountain you're not terrified of heights. But most likely you're not thrilled about the idea of falling and potentially hurting yourself. What's a climber to do? Well, if you're a skilled mountain climber, you would have a strong mental database of knot options that could help you secure yourself in a difficult climb, or possible assist with lowering a friend down to a safe zone in case of an emergency. You might not have thought about it, but knots are essential in a LOT of situations and are not limited to mountain climbing.
There are a variety of knots available for you to learn and master. Their uses can vary from standard household knots, to knots necessary for search & rescue, essential boating knots, the list goes on and on. But there are 4 VERY important knots everyone should take the time to practice and learn because they'll definitely prove their worth in survivalist situations.
Wanna get started? Head over to page 2 to learn about the most common and useful knot each of us should know.