Information for leaders about pioneering

Links to some knotting pages

Scout Pioneering

Ropeworks

Animated knots

Scout Dump Canada

A few knotting / pioneering books

If you only buy one, go for the Guiding book

Scouts book of knots ISBN 085 116 522 47

The Knot Book  – Guiding UK ISBN 0852601468

John Sweet Scout Pioneering ISBN-10: 0851651011

Link to the Aerial Runway Code – even if you don’t intend to build one it’s worth a read as it has some useful advice that you can apply to pioneering in general https://members.scouts.org.uk/factsheets/FS120006.pdf

Useful knot diagrams

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sheetbend

square lashing

clove hitch

surrey_six_worksheets

Surrey six – knots

pioneering-scout-association

whipping

turks_head_on_hand_

tripod lashing

bowline on bight

pioneer4patrol

figure 8 knot

diagonal lashing

constrictor knot