When you're in a survival situation, a rope can be useful or even vital. Knowing how to use a rope well in many ways and knowing how to tie a variety of knots can help with many things in the wilderness, from building a shelter to catching animals to eat. In addition, it's an indispensible skill to have if you need to climb up or descend a mountain. Soldiers around the world are trained to use ropes and knots in survival situations. In this book, you'll take a look at some of the techniques the best soldiers in the world practice, including: • how to take care of ropes. • the most useful knots to use in a survival situation. • how to make your own ropes from animal tendons or plants. • how to use your rope effectively. • how to lash together a raft made of saplings or logs.