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Q&A What knot was used by my mountain guide to tie me in to the middle of a rope?

Twice now I have been out winter hiking with a guide and another person and I'm trying to work out what knot they used to tie the middle person onto the rope. Let's say the guide is in front, my c...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by tonicsoft‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Does anyone recognise this knot?

I came across this knot when it was used to tie a guy wire to a newly purchased light weight tent. I am reasonably knot savvy but have never come across it. It forms a non-slip loop when pulled u...

3 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by user17479‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What knot is this that starts off like a taut line hitch but ends differently?

I thought that Les Stroud was about to make a taut line hitch. But at the end he did a couple of things a little different. What is this knot? Does it hold better than a taut line hitch?

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Don Branson‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A This isn't a double overhand loop -- what is it?

Inspired by @ShemSeger's possibly invented knot, I'm curious to see if anyone knows anything about this knot: Final knot: Reverse deconstructed: It's basically the same idea from a double fi...

5 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by Chris Mendez‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A What's this knot called?

I came up with this variation of the flat overhand knot (also known as the Euro Death Knot) for pulling ropes on a rappel. I've never been comfortable using the Euro Death Knot (EDK), but it's hard...

3 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by ShemSeger‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A What the name of the knot that is used for tying something to a pole?

Whats are some simple knots to attach a rope to a pole? It involves simply looping around the pole, and then running through one of the ends through the loop and tightening

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by ParoX‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A What is this knot that is used on ice axe leashes?

I recently purchased a Petzl ice axe and it came with a leash tired to it using a simple knot that allows the length of the leash to be adjusted. I am interested in this knot because I had previo...

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Qudit‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A What is the name of this knot for tying into a "confidence" rope?

I came across this tutorial. But I don't recognise the knot. Can anyone tell me the name of this knot? Is this the correct knot for this use? Any alternatives techniques for this or am I good...

2 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by System‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A What knot is this one? What are its purposes?

I stumbled across it and I saw it in a showcase. I couldn't recognize it. It looks like it's a way to tie fixed loops in the middle of a rope.

2 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by Dakatine‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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