NYLON HIGHWAY Issue Index

      Index to Issues #43 - #60

            . . . . Compiled by Gary Bush

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NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 43 - MARCH, 1999
Pg.   Article Author
1
MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR Wm Shrewsbury
2
SECRETS I WAS NEVER TOLD Bruce Smith
4
NOTES FROM THE INTERNET #1 - LEFT-HANDED RACKS Wm Shrewsbury
5
RIGGING A EUROPEAN PIT translated by Peter Grant
6
TYING THE MÜNTER HITCH Lee Trowbridge
7
ROPE CENTERING ON A NARROW RACK Ron Simmons
8
SAFETY & RESCUE: THERE ARE LIMITS Bruce Smith
8
HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR KNOTS? Bruce Smith
10
MAKING THE MOST OF CLIMBING PRACTICE Kevin Harris
11
HOW-TO BOOKS WORTH READING Bill Mixon
12
REMINDERS FOR SAFE CAVING Miriam Cuddington
13
MINUTES OF THE 1996 VS MEETING Bill Bussey

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 44 - MARCH, 1999
Pg.   Article Author
1
MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR Wm Shrewsbury
2
THE "UAYCEF" KNOT SYSTEM: THE "KNOTTED FROG" Chris Nicola
8
RAPPEL SAFETY HITCHES REVISITED Brady Robinson
9
INFORMATION & RULES OF THE NSS ROPE CLIMBING CONTEST Bill & Miriam Cuddington
13
ALTERNATIVE RAPPEL SET-UP Jeff Cody
14
MINUTES OF THE 1997 VS MEETING Bill Bussey
18
TREASURER'S REPORT - 1997 MEETING David Joaquim
19
SECRETARY'S REPORT - 1997 MEETING David Joaquim

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 45 -   2000   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
HANGING AFTER A FALL: AN EXTREMELY URGENT RESCUE Maurice a AMPHOUX
2
HARNESS HANG PATHOLOGY John Green
3
ONE MAN'S VERTICAL SYSTEM Bob Johnson
4
CHOOSING HAUL SYSTEMS Carroll C. Bassett
5
THE PIGTAIL KNOT SHUNT Oren Tranbarger
6
JOE IVY OBITUARY George Veni
7
JOE IVY ACCIDENT REPORT Rebecca Jones & Peter Sprouse

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 46 -   2001   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
Some Thoughts on Using Rappel Racks as Belay Devices Carroll Bassett
2
Mechanics of Friction in Rope Rescue Stephen W. Attaway, Ph.D.
3
S R T Reprinted from Sherry Mayo's Cave Page
4
Treasurer's Report - 1998 Meeting David Joaquim
5
Secretary's Report - 1999 Meeting David Joaquim
6
Treasurer's Report - 2000 Meeting David Joaquim
7
Bolts To Avoid Duane Raleigh
8
Slow-Pull Testing Of The "Double Overhand On Itself" Tie Collin O'Neill
9
Water Knot Testing Tom Moyer

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 47 -   2002   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
The Frog System - Revised Peter Penczer
2
Karabiner Breakings When Using a Figure-of-Eight Neville McMillan
3
Fall Factors & Life Safety Ropes: A Closer Look Chuck Weber
4
Book Review: Alpine Caving Techniques: ... reviewed by Jay P. Kennedy, MD
5
Long-life Bolts: What are the Options? Jeff Butt
6
Rappel Accident at Bridge Day 2002 Tim White et al
7
Secretary's Report - 2002 Meeting David Joaquim
8
Treasurer's Report - 2002 Meeting David Joaquim

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 48 -   2003   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
Danger! Don't Feed the Micro-rack! Scott McCrea
2
A simple and safe change-over procedure Matthew Hazelton and Horton Hobbs III
3
One Man's Vertical System Bob Johnson
4
Minutes of the 2003 VS Meeting Gary Bush
5
Treasurer's Report for 2003 Bill Bussey

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 49 -   2004   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
Rack Safety Carroll Bassett
2
Will Your Safety Harness Kill You? Bill Weems
and Phil Bishop
3
Comparative Testing of High Strength Cord Tom Moyer,
Paul Tusting,
and Chris Harmston
4
Effectiveness Of A Bottom Belay On Long Drops Jim Kovach
5
Minutes of the 2004 VS Meeting Bill Boehle

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 50 -   2005   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
A Degrading Life British Mountaineering Council
2
ANCHOR WARNING - Danger from anchors at floor level National Caving Association, UK
3
Harness Induced Pathology National Outdoor Leadership School
4
Knot Break Strength vs Rope Break Strength Dave Richards
5
Minutes of the 2005 VS Meeting Bill Boehle
6
Secretary's Report - 2005 Bill Boehle

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 51 -   2006   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
Helmets Mark Taylor
2
Hang 'em High J. Marc Beverly & Stephen Attaway
3
Multi-point, Pre-equalizing Anchors Albuquerque & Ouray Mountain Rescue Teams
4
Minutes of the 2006 VS Meeting Bill Boehle
5
Secretary's Report - 2006 Bill Boehle
6
Treasurer's Report - 2006 Bill Boehle

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 52 -   2007   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
Biner Blocks, Pull Cords, and All That Stuff Tom Jones
2
Guidelines for the Permanent Marking of Hardware SMC
3
Preferred Knots for Use in Canyons David Drohan
4
Results of the 1st World Caving Games Sergio Garcia-Dils de la Vega
5
A Simulation Of Climbing & Rescue Belays Tom Moyer
6
Rope Breakage Kolin Powick
7
Minutes of the 2007 VS Meeting Bill Boehle
8
Secretary's Report - 2007 Bill Boehle
9
Treasurer's Report - 2007 Bill Boehle

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 53 -   2008   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
Lanyard Tests Tom Jones
2
Rigging for Rescue - Daisy Chains - 2005 SMC
3
Rigging For Rescue - Lanyards PartII - 2006 David Drohan
4
Typecasting The Vertical Caver John Woods
5
Comparisons of the Frog and the Mitchell John Woods
6
Converting the Mitchell System to a Frog System John Woods
7
Minutes of the 2008 VS Board Meetings Bill Boehle
8
Minutes of the 2008 VS General Meeting Bill Boehle
9
Secretary's Report - 2008 Bill Boehle
10
Treasurer's Report - 2008 Bill Boehle

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 54 -   2009   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
Critical Angle Safety Factors Bruce Smith
2
Fall Factors: Do They Apply to Rope Rescue and Rope Access Jim Kovach
3
On The Utility Of Rescue Randy Mannequins in Rescue Systems Drop Testing Tim Holden, Bill May, and Rich Farnham
4
Minutes of the 2009 VS Board E-Meetings Bill Boehle
5
Minutes of the 2009 VS Board Meeting Bill Boehle
6
Minutes of the 2009 VS General Meeting Bill Boehle
7
Secretary's Report - 2009 Bill Boehle
8
Treasurer's Report - 2009 Bill Boehle

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 55 -   2010   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
How To Determine Tree Strength and Build Tree Anchors Rick Weber
2
Canopy Access: Beyond Basic Single Rope Technique Joe Maher
3
Safe and Efficient Tree Ascent: Doubled Rope Techniques (DdRT), Part Two Mark Adams
4
Minutes of the 2010 VS Board E-Meetings Bill Boehle
5
Minutes of the 2010 VS Board Meeting Bill Boehle
6
Minutes of the 2010 VS General Meeting Bill Boehle
7
Secretary's Report - 2010 Bill Boehle
8
Treasurer's Report - 2010 Bill Boehle

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 56 -   2011   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
Prolonged Suspension in an Alpine Harness Roger B. Mortimer, MD
2
Typecasting The Vertical Caver - Part II John Woods
3
Yellow Spur Rope Failure Investigation Rocky Mountain Rescue Group
4
Minutes of the 2011 VS Board E-Meetings Bill Boehle
5
Minutes of the 2011 VS Board Meeting Bill Boehle
6
Minutes of the 2011 VS General Meeting Bill Boehle
7
Secretary's Report - 2011 Bill Boehle
8
Treasurer's Report - 2011 Bill Boehle

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 57 -   2012   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
Breaking Strengths for Basket Hitches & W3P2 Webbing Anchors Thomas Evans and Aaron Stavens
2
Are Your Cow's Tails Safe? Bob Mehew
3
Minutes of the 2011-2012 VS Board E-Meetings Bill Boehle
4
Minutes of the 2011-2012 VS Board E-Meetings, Part 2 Bill Boehle
5
Minutes of the 2012 VS Board Meeting Bill Boehle
6
Minutes of the 2012 VS General Meeting Bill Boehle
7
Secretary's Report - 2012 Bill Boehle
8
Treasurer's Report - 2012 Bill Boehle

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 58 -   2013   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
Should I Use a Polypropylene Lifeline, v5 Mehew, Rodgers, and Richards
2
Bolt Climbing - Vertical from the Bottom Up Mark Minton
3
Minutes of the 2012-2013 VS Board E-Meetings Bill Boehle
4
Minutes of the 2013 VS Board Meeting Bill Boehle
5
Minutes of the 2013 VS General Meeting Bill Boehle
6
Secretary's Report - 2013 Bill Boehle
7
Treasurer's Report - 2013 Bill Boehle

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 59 -   2014   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
An Analysis Of Bowlines Mark Gommers
2
Rescue Knot Efficiency Revisited John McKently
3
Slow Pull Testing of Progress Capture Devices DJ Walker & Russell McCullar
4
Minutes of the 2014 VS General Meeting Ray Sira
5
Secretary's Report - 2014 Ray Sira
6
Treasurer's Report - 2014 Ray Sira

NYLON HIGHWAY NO. 60 -   2015&2016   (Electronic Format)
No.   Article Author
1
Effects of Pathogen Decontamination on the Strength of Climbing Rope
and Harness Equipment
Throop and Kees
  (USFS)
2
Minutes of the 2015 VSEC Meeting Ray Sira
3
Minutes of the 2015 VS General Meeting Ray Sira
4
Secretary's Report - 2016 Ray Sira
5
Treasurer's Report - 2016 Ray Sira
6
Symbolic Items Report - 2016 Bill Boehle
7
Minutes of the 2016 VSEC E-Meeting Terry Mitchell


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