Author archive for Orvel Miskiw

  • Flat Knots for Joining Rappel Ropes

    For many years, ‘flat’ joining knots have been gaining popularity for joining pairs of ropes to be used for rappelling,…

  • Ropes Custodian Wanted: J.A. Going Traveling

    The Calgary Section is looking for a new Ropes Custodian. The position requires: 1. Making ropes available for trip leaders…

  • Takakkaw Wall 50 Years On

    This is my story of a great day out that I had in early July — a 50th anniversary climb…