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By Clyde Soles

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Indd 34 8/30/10 2:38 PM 2. Now add an extra loop. Then proceed to let the rabbit run. 3. This double bowline provides a bit more gripping power on slippery lines but still should be backed up with an overhand if your life depends on it. indd 35 35 8/30/10 2:38 PM Bowline on a Bight There may be times when you need two loops, instead of one, in the middle of a rope. Climbers use the bowline on a bight to clip two anchor points. This knot can also be used for a makeshift seat (a bosun’s chair) if someone needs to be raised or lowered.

1. Pass the loop around the object and run the working end through the standing end. indd 44 8/30/10 2:39 PM 2. The girth hitch is strongest when the lines run straight off the anchor point. The girth hitch is commonly used by climbers for connecting two runners (loops of webbing). This isn’t quite as strong as joining them with a locking carabiner, but it is safer than using a single non-locking carabiner. 1. A girth hitch can be used to attach one loop to another. indd 45 45 8/30/10 2:39 PM 2.

1. Lay the two working ends together and tie an overhand. That’s all there is to it. The key point is the knot must be snugged very tightly from both sides. And leave tails at least 9 inches long. 2. When ropes are different diameters, the thinner line should be on the bottom. 3. Finished flat overhand bend. indd 19 19 8/30/10 2:38 PM Chapter Three Loop Knots Overhand Loop The simplest of loop knots, it’s also one that creates a lot of frustration. The overhand loop has the unfortunate tendency to practically weld itself into a rope when any part of it is pulled hard.

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