This article is about methods of fastening and securing ropes. ... and down the
rope while slack; Adjustable hitch (taut-line hitch) - adjustable loop knot for use
How to tie knots. Clear step by step knot instructions plus animated knots for
boaters, scouts, climbers, search and rescue, arborists and sailors.
The Square Knot (Reef Knot) and Sheet Bend are the two basic methods of
joining two ropes; and the Figure 8 underlies many other important knots.
Animated Knots by Grog - index of Loops at the end of a rope.
Every climber needs to know at least one of these friction knots
so that he can ascend a fixed rope
, particularly in an emergency situation; escape a belay for self-rescue; ascend a rope
after falling into a crevasse on a glacier; and as a safety back-up or autoblock w... More »
Apr 8, 2011 ... How to do-it-yourself instructional on knot tying -- demonstrating six ... you're
trying to make a loop in the end of a rope. you need to make a ...
Animated Knots by Grog - index of rope hitches. ... On the new page wait until the
selected knot starts to tie itself. Pictures of Rope Hitches. Rope Hitches.
Jun 24, 2009 ... Here are 7 essential knots every man should know: The Square Knot, ...
Wikipedia Definition: a HITCH is a type of knot used for binding rope to ...
Apr 16, 2011 ... This is the most useful knot you will ever learn. ... On the other side of each rope
tie a taut line knot around whatever the cover will be held down ...
There are over 4,000 hitches and bends used in special crafts, but — with the
following 10 useful knots in your rope repertoire — you'll be able to handle just ...