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      Index to Issues #31 - #42

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NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 31 - JANUARY, 1991
Pg.   Article Author
1
REPORT ON THE SOVIET EXCHANGE PROGRAM Allen Padgett
2
YOU SHOULDN'T SHUN THE SHUNT Ron Miller
3
FROM THE EDITOR (Accidents highlight safety concerns) Maureen Handler
5
THE NEW FALLING ENERGY ABSORBER "FRAMS" Konstantin Serafimov
5
NOT ONLY KNOTS (A Mechanical Knot) Konstantin Serafimov
7
TREASURER'S REPORT Bill Bussey
8
CLOSE TO THE EDGE - 1989 EXPEDITION Dale Chase
10
IMPROVISED BRAKING WITH THE BALL HITCH Heinz Prohaska
12
STRENGTH OF CLIMBING SYSTEMS Bill Klimack
23
LETTER TO ANONYMOUS (Looking for the Master Blaster) Dale Chase
24
SINGLE ROPE TECHNIQUES - AMERICAN VS. EUROPEAN Steve Knutson
25
SECRETARY'S REPORT Bill Bussey
26
THE CONTROL LOOP HIGHLINE Michael G. Brown
28
1990 MEETING MINUTES Bill Bussey
30
VERTICAL ETIQUETTE P. Kirshtein &
A. Morgan
32
(Drawing) THE DROP Joanna Jeffreys

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 32 - JUNE, 1991
Pg.   Article Author
1
ARE YOU REALLY ON BELAY, PART I John Dill
5
BRIDGE DAY Ed Sira
8
ANALYSIS OF SRT DESCENDERS Konstantin Serafimov
16
THE FOOT CMI Gary Beasley
17
WASHING ROPES Richard Chang
18
ARE YOU REALLY ON BELAY, PART II John Dill
23
SELF EQUALIZING ANCHOR TESTING PROGRAM Keith Schafer

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 33 - JANUARY, 1992
Pg.   Article Author
1
ON THE EDGE AT BOTTOMLESS PIT (Trip to 140m deep Pit in the Ukraine) Allen Padgett & Maureen Handler
4
A NEW LOAD DISTRIBUTING ANCHOR SYSTEM Stan Friedman & Colorado Grnd.SARteam
5
BELAY DEFINITIONS of Technical Rescue British Columbia Council
6
QUICK CONNECT EFFICIENCY CHEST ROLLER R.C. Schroeder
8
TRIBUTE TO MARILYN GOSSETT Miriam Cuddington
9
FROM THE EDITOR (Editor Comments Maureen Handler
10
OPTIMUM RACK OPERATION (Proper Rack use) Bill Cuddington
12
THE DOUBLE U-BAR RACK (Optical illusion sketch) Steve Storey
13
SUPER BUNGIE (Super Charging Bungie Cords) Kevin Allred
14
HIP SWITCH: A BRAKING TECHNIQUE Bruce Smith
16
LETTER (Questions about FALSE SECURITY article about Spelean Shunt in NH #30) Jeff Cody
16
REPLY TO LETTER (Shunt works against instinct) Allen Padgett
17
CARABINER RACK CONFIGURATION (New way to remove Safety on climb to rappel changeover) David Bain
18
GETTING INTO HIGH LEADS (New bit speeds bolting) Richard Market
19
1991 VERTICAL SECTION MEETING MINUTES Bill Bussey
20
GIBBS QUICK ASCENDER (New Hinged Ascender) Gibbs Products Inc.

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 34 - JUNE, 1992
Pg.   Article Author
1
THE PRUSIK KNOT - A 60 YEAR HISTORY Heinz Prohaska
3
HORIZONTAL OR PARALLEL? (Letter clarifying terms of rack relation to seat harness) Bob Zimmerman
4
A FAREWELL TO CHATTANOOGA (Caving trip in TAG) Maureen Handler
5
TEXAS ROPE WALKER (Original Artwork) Kenny McGee
6
VERTICAL TECHNIQUES - A EUROPEAN METHOD P. Grant &
B. Bussey
11
PRE-RIGGED SYSTEMS...AN OPINION David Stuart
12
A LOOK AT SOVIET VERTICAL EQUIPMENT Maureen Handler
17
COMING UP ANYONE? (Original Artwork) Joanna Florio Jeffreys
18
THE FRITZKE SPRING BOX Mark Fritzke
19
MORE COMMENTS ON THE (Rappel or Spelean) SHUNT Michael Compton
20
SOLO PRACTICE MADE EASY David Clark
21
A SAFETY ENHANCEMENT OF CURLED EYE RACKS Bernard Felhaus
29
1991 TREASURER'S REPORT Bill Bussey
30
VERTICAL SECTION SYMBOLIC ITEMS LIST  
31
RIGGING - JEWEL CAVE (Original Artwork) Linda Heslop
32
EDITOR'S SPACE (Thoughts by the editor) Maureen Handler

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 35 - DECEMBER, 1992
Pg.   Article Author
1
THE JOY OF YO-YOING Bill Bussey
2
DOUBLE BUNGIE - FABRICATING A SYSTEM Bruce Smith
6
CLIMBING TREADMILL Pete Sauvingne
7
FREE FALL FROM PISA (Galileo's Descender) Mark Jancin
8
A DISTURBING INCIDENT (Be careful about removing Rappel Rack when crossing rebelays) Bill Bussey
9
CHARTER MEMBERS OF THE VERTICAL SECTION  
10
BAD ROCK BOLTING Daniel Gebauer
15
LETTER (About Bad Rock bolting) Daniel Gebauer
16
PIT NOMENCLATURE Peter Sprouse
17
A LESSON WELL EARNED (Rope not long enough) Maureen Handler
18
1992 VERTICAL SECTION MEETING MINUTES Bill Bussey
20
GUIDELINES FOR TEACHING VERTICAL CAVING Training Committee
24
1992 TREASURER'S REPORT Bill Bussey

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 36 - JUNE, 1993
Pg.   Article Author
1
FROM THE EDITOR (Editor's Observations) Maureen Handler
2
TWO FATALITIES USING EUROPEAN TECHNIQUES Steve Knutson
3
ACCIDENT REPORT, EL CAPITAN, YOSEMITE VALLEY Robert Coney
7
LETTERS (about NH#35's rebelay incident article) Bill Mixon &
Mike Futrell
8
THE BOTTOM BELAY FOR RAPPELLING Geary & Sue Schindel
13
ROPEWALKERS, BOWLINES AND SERIOUS CAVING Mike Futrell
15
ROCK ON A ROPE CLIMB (Weighted ropes thrown through holes in rocks to climb them) John Halleck
16
SRT IN TREES Bruce Smith
22
RUSSIAN VERTICAL CABLE-ROPE TECHNIQUE Dimitry Tarasov
25
FINE TUNING THE FROG VERTICAL SYSTEM Sue Setzler &
Doug Bruce
26
BRIDGE DAY - 1992 Jeff Cody
28
SRT in 1944 Bill Mixon
30
BE WARNED - THE FIGURE 8 IS DEAD Steve Knutson
30
HISTORY OF THE G.O.S.H. CAM R.C. Schoeder
34
THE LIGHTWEIGHT, SIMPLE KNOTS SYSTEM Robert Zimmerman
40
PRE-RIGGED SYSTEMS...AN OPINION David Stewart
41
CAVER ON A STICK (2x4 used to climb obstacle) John Halleck
42
A VERTICAL RIG James Jasek
43
LETTER (In defense of the Spelean Shunt) Michael Compton
44
MARB'S VERTICAL SYSTEM MA Roman Barvinchack

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 37 - FEBRUARY, 1994
Pg.   Article Author
1
EDITOR'S COLUMN Maureen Handler
2
CHANGE-OVER WITH A RACK Mark Jancin
10
PREPARATION & TECHNIQUE FOR A LONG RAPPEL Bob Coney
14
THE CLIMBING CONTEST: LET'S LOOK AT REALITY Bill Bussey
15
CLIMBING FROG IN DUMBAT CAVE Maureen Handler
16
MILITARY FAST ROPING Duncan Lill
18
SMC STAINLESS STEEL FIGURE 8 Tom Moss
20
BELAYS: FACT OR FABLE? Michael Payne
23
WEYBRIDGE A LA MODE Peter Grant
24
UKRANINAN CLIMBING CONTEST A. Klimchouk &
T. Williams
25
EL CAPITAN, JULY 1993 Eric Esterson
26
ARE YOU USING YOUR SAFETY? Pat Kambesis
27
TITANIUM RACKS Larry Howell
30
A VISIT TO CANDLELIGHT CAVE Ralph Powers
33
1993 VERTICAL SECTION MEETING MINUTES Bill Bussey
35
CALL FOR PAPERS  
36
1993 VERTICAL SECTION TREASURER'S REPORT Bill Bussey
37
1994 VERTICAL SECTION WORKSHOPS David McClurg

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 38 - SEPTEMBER, 1994
Pg.   Article Author
1
EDITOR'S COLUMN Maureen Handler
2
A DOZEN WAYS TO STAY ALIVE WHILE VERTICALLY CAVING David McClurg
5
THINK BEFORE YOU RAPPEL THROUGH A TIGHT SPOT reprinted from
Ground Hog
6
PICKS AND PANS Bill Bussey
10
GETTING MYSELF OUT OF LECHUGUILLA Peter Jones
12
WHEELER'S DEEP CAVE, NEVADA Ralph Powers
15
A VIEW OF EL CAPITAN Miriam Cuddington
16
CAM DEVICES AND PRUSIKS Cliff Shattuck
17
BEGINNING VERTICAL WORK G.T. Sanford
20
ROPE STRENGTH AND CARE Richard Minert
23
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (Errors in Belay Article,
Rescue due to Prusik Safety)
Mike Payne
Peter Grant
24
ARTWORK: BILL BUSSEY ON ROPE Linda Heslop

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 39 - JANUARY, 1995
Pg.   Article Author
1
NA ONE PIT - DEEPEST IN THE UNITED STATES Bill Halliday
4
TUNING YOUR DOUBLE BUNGIE Peter Grant
5
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Maureen Handler
6
MYTH BUSTING Bruce Smith
12
RESPONSIBILITY (Poor Safety, Techniques, Etiquette) Mike Payne
13
TYING THE MUENTER HITCH Lee Towbridge
14
CAVING ROPES Dave Shurtz
23
TAPE KNOT PROBLEM SOLVED Heinz Prohaska
26
NEW TRICKS IN OLD ELLISON'S Mike Fischesser
29
LETTER TO THE EDITOR (Rescue due to Prusik Safety) Peter Grant
30
VERTICAL SECTION MEETING MINUTES - JUNE, 1994 Bill Bussey
32
GUIDELINES FOR VERTICAL SECTION TESTING GRANTS VS Board
33
VERTICAL SECTION TREASURER'S REPORT - June, 1994 Bill Bussey
34
VERTICAL SECTION ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION VS Board
35
DED-MAO-POMPE ... Italian Style Frog Mark Jancin

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 40 - MAY, 1996
Pg.   Article Author
1
MESSAGE FROM THE EDITORS Geary Schindel &
John Hickman
2
THE CARABINER-BRAKE RAPPEL SYSTEM REVISITED Geary Schindel
4
HOW TO BOLT A SPORT ROUTE David Prall from Rock & Ice
8
WEAR OF TITANIUM BRAKE BARS Ron Simmons
10
EQUIPMENT - WORKING FOR THE CLAMPDOWN Duane Raleigh from Climbing Magazine
13
SINGLE-ROPE BUYERS GUIDE Clyde Soles from Rock & Ice
15
(Sidebar) PHYSICS OF FALLING Clyde Soles
20
(Sidebar) INDIVIDUAL (ROPE) RETIREMENT ACCOUNT Clyde Soles
23
ROPE HYPOCRISY Geary Schindel
24
PHOTO: THE VERTICAL WORLD Debby Johnson

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 41 - DECEMBER, 1996
Pg.   Article Author
1
LETTER FROM THE EDITORS Wm & Liz Shrewsbury
3
BEGINNING VERTICAL WORK G.T. Sanford
7
SPACERS FOR THE RAPPEL RACK Mark Jancin
9
ROPE COILING OR PACKAGING ROPES Vance Nelson
13
CONSIDERATIONS FOR TECHNICAL ROPE RESCUE Kenneth Laidlaw

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 42 - JANUARY, 1997
Pg.   Article Author
1
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Wm Shrewsbury
2
PRUSIK RAPPEL "SAFETY" Gary Storrick
6
THE COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION OF THREE COMMON ASCENDERS Matthew Barns
14
ABRASION RESISTANCE OF WEBBING AND CORDAGE Art Fortini
19
ROPE SYSTEM ANALYSIS Stephen Attaway


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