Whether you're camping, hiking, or simply on a walk, cordage is one of the most useful and important items a person can have. Not only is it crucial to have close by, but it's also a lot of fun to discover the endless possibilities! From the same author who wrote the Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Camping & Outdoor Survival Guide, Bryan Lynch teaches readers the basics of survival, 7 ways to carry paracord, and over 60 functional uses, from creating fire, collecting water, and repairing gear to keeping clean, navigating the area, making tools, and more! Learn the history of how paracord is made, what it was originally used for in the military, why it's so popular and useful, and why you'll always want to have it on you. Trust us, you'll want to know!