NYLON HIGHWAY Back Issue Index

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            . . . . Compiled by Bill Bussey

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NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 1 - FEBRUARY 1974
Pg.   Article Author
2
STATUS OF VERTICAL CAVING Bruce Smith
3
THE CARE AND FEEDING OF NYLON ROPE Bruce Smith
6
ROPE PADS Bruce Smith
8
JUMAR-GIBBS DILEMMA Bruce Smith
10
RIGGING THE FLOATING CAM SYSTEM
"Fastest Ascending System Yet Known"
Bruce Smith
13
ROLLER CAM Kyle Isenhart
13
FLOATING CAM SYSTEM ANALYSIS Bruce Smith
14
EFFICIENCY WITH VERSATILITY: JUMARS Bruce Smith
17
CHICKEN LOOPS: A MUST Bruce Smith
17
THE SUPER RACK Kyle Isenhart

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 2 - JULY 1974
Pg.   Article Author
2
THE NASTY BREAKOVER Sam Pitthan
2
PIT RESCUE Bruce Smith
6
EXPOSURE Bruce Smith
7
THE RELIEF STRAP Bruce Smith
8
EVOLUTION OF A CHEST BLOCK Jim Gossett
9
SWING OPEN CAM Bruce Smith
12
THE DAVISON SYSTEM Don Davison, Jr.
19
THE PYGMY PRUSIK SYSTEM Bruce Smith
20
RIGGING THE FOOT CAM Vern Smith
21
HOW TO RIG A VERTICAL PITCH Kyle Isenhart

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 3 - DECEMBER 1974
Pg.   Article Author
2
A GUIDE TO RAPPELLING A. & K. Padgett
6
CARABINER PROBLEMS Bruce Smith
9
THE BOTTOM BELAY Kyle Isenhart
10
THE PIT POPULATION EXPLOSION Sam Pitthan
11
HOW STRONG IS A STITCHED SPLICE IN NYLON WEBBING Cal Magnussen
15
THE BACHMANN KNOT "Lets tie it Right" Bruce Smith
17
WHEN TO RETIRE A PRUSIK CORD Bruce Smith
19
THE CRITICAL LENGTH FOR THE LONG TEXAS Bruce Smith
20
THE BOBBIN Bill Torode

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 4 - MAY 1975
Pg.   Article Author
2
IN SEARCH OF A BETTER SEAT SLING Wil Howie
3
WHIPPING (Tieing up Ends on Prusik Cords) Bruce Smith
4
MUD-PROOFING QUICK RELEASE PINS Kirk MacGregor
7
LADDER CONSTRUCTION AT McMASTER P.Thompson & J.Coward
11
BEYOND THE 7TH TOOTH Into the Twilight Zone with Gibbs Ascenders Don Davison Jr.
13
KNOTS USED FOR CAVING Bruce Smith
19
BAG IT (Plastic Garbage Bags in Caving) Bruce Smith
20
TEMPERATURE STUDIES OF RAPPELLING DEVICES Kyle Isenhart
24
THE MECHANICAL PRUSIK RACES Kirk Macgregor

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 5 - JANUARY 1976
Pg.   Article Author
2
LIFTING WITH PULLEYS Bruce Smith
5
DEVELOPMENT OF CLIMBING ROPE J.R. Newell Jr.
8
INCHWORM CLIMBING Bruce Smith
11
THE STRENGTH OF YOUR RIGGING Ed Schott
11
BOLT INSTALLATION MADE EASY Kyle Isenhart
13
BOLTS (Study of Bolts and their Placement) Kyle Isenhart
16
ATTACH THREE FOR SAFETY (3 Contact Pts. in Climbing Rigs) Bruce Smith

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 6 - MARCH 1977
Pg.   Article Author
1
LETTERS K.Isenhart & Padgett
2
HELPFUL HINTS - Webbing Safety Rough Edges, Cleaning Quick Release Pins  
3
MODIFICATIONS TO THE SPELEOSHOPPE DELUXE CAVING HELMET Allen Padgett
4
HEAD PROTECTION FOR CAVERS Allen Padgett
6
MORE HELPFUL HINTS - Rope Wear, Gibbs Modification, Washing Ropes  
7
AUSTRALIAN FOOT HARNESS Neil Montgomery
8
A TENSION SENSITIVE GIBBS Lyle Moss
14
CABLE TENSION GENERATED IN A TROLLEY TRAVERSE Gene Harrison

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 7 - JULY 1977
Pg.   Article Author
2
A NEW LOOK AT THE WHALETAIL DESCENDER Neil Montgomery
7
RIBBON EYE SPLICES Don Davison Jr.
10
SEWN SEAT SLINGS...More Tests and Results Robert Thrun
15
ERGONOMICS AND EFFICIENT CLIMBING SYSTEMS Dick Graham
23
ETCETERA Relighting Your Carbide Lamp in Wet Pits  

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 8 - MARCH 1978
Pg.   Article Author
1
LETTERS W.Howie & K.MacGregor
6
FRICTION CAPABILITIES OF THE RACK Gary Moss
12
IDEAS FOR OPTIMIZING THE 4 GIBBS SYSTEM Gary Storrick
18
THE GOSSETT SYSTEM Darrell Tomer
21
ON RAPPEL? WHEE HA!!(Report of 1500' Balloon Rappel) Thanks to Bill Torode
25
CHANNELING THE FOOT GIBBS Don Davison

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 9 - MAY 1978
Pg.   Article Author
2
LETTER (On the Whaletail Descender) Brian Pease
3
DESIGN OF SPECIALTY RACKS Gary Storrick
6
BRAKE BAR DESIGN Ed Seaman
7
THE SPELEAN SHUNT TECHNIQUE W.B. Tomer & B. Welch
9
CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF AN ETRIER Ed Seaman
10
TENSILE TESTS ON LIBERTY BINERS Kirk MacGregor
11
TESTING GRANTS PROPOSAL Kirk MacGregor

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 10 - FEBRUARY 1979
Pg.   Article Author
1
LETTER (Chin Straps on Helmets, Ascender Safety) Brian Pease
3
STOCK STRENGHS OF SOME CAVING ROPES Mike Cowlishaw
5
SHOULDER CAM FLOATING KNEE: A VERTICAL RIG B.Arney & P.Sauvigne
10
SINGLE ROPE SOLO RESCUE TECHNIQUES Warren Hall
14
A MACHINE FOR CONTINUOUS ROPE CLIMBING PRACTICE Darrell Tomer

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 11 - JUNE 1979
Pg.   Article Author
1
WHY NOT KNOTS ?! David Hughes
2
CLIMBING WITH THE GOSSETT SYSTEM Darrel Tomer
3
JUMAR-BOXERS TAKE NOTE Dave Hubbard
4
A WORD ABOUT THE NEW ASCENDER 5000 Thomas Shifflett
5
SPRING LOADED GIBBS REPAIR Warren Hall
6
THE HARPOON Australian Variant of the Figure 8 Don Davison Jr.
7
COMPARISON OF STRENGTH RETENTION UNDER OUTDOOR EXPOSURE: GOLDLINE AND GOLDLINE II Thanks to I.Ellis & B.Liebman
8
ROPE PADS Cheryl Jones

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 12 - JUNE 1980
Pg.   Article Author
2
MITCHELL RIG MODIFICATIONS Gary Moss
2
LONG ONES WASHED EASY (Washing 600 ft. Ropes) Kathy Williams
3
FLOATING KNEE RIG IMPROVEMENTS Gary Moss
4
SPLICING KERNMANTLE ROPE D.W. Tomer
10
RIGGING THE TYROLEAN TRAVERSE J.A.Jones & K.Isenhart
21
A WORD ON EXPANSION BOLTS Bill Storage

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 13 - DECEMBER 1980
Pg.   Article Author
5
LETTER Vertical Contest at Intl. Congress D.W. Tomer
6
A CLIMBING PRACTICE SYSTEM Dick Graham
9
PRUSIK CONTEST RECORDS Bill Cuddington
11
1980 PRUSIK CONTEST RESULTS Bill Cuddington
14
AN INTERVIEW WITH CHARLES GIBBS B.Foot & T.Johnson

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 14 - JUNE 1981
Pg.   Article Author
1
LETTERS Vertical Contest, Falling Over Backwards Problem,"Special" div. Prusik Contest Bill Cuddington & D. McClurg
6
ALPHABETICAL SUBJECT INDEX TO N.H. ISSUES 1-14 Sherry Graham
12
BOING! THE DOUBLE BUNGEE GIBBS ASCENT SYSTEM Kathy Williams
15
SKYHOOKING- ARTIFICIAL AID IN THE NEATHERWORLD Bob Jefferys

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 15 - MARCH 1983
Pg.   Article Author
2
NEED IDEAS FOR ARTICLES ? Bruce Smith
3
A VERSATILE ROPE WALKER: THE DEVELOPMENT Ron Simmons
5
A SHORT HISTORY OF GIBBS PRODUCTS INC. Peter Gibbs
7
TEACHING NEW PEOPLE VERTICAL TECHNIQUES Ed Seaman
9
TEACHING SINGLE ROPE TECHNIQUES SAFELY Mike Fischesser
12
THE BUTT STRAP HARNESS SYSTEM Mike Fischesser
17
MOUNT THOR Kathy Williams
20
EL CAPITAN Brad Johnson


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