# Climbing knots

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- | Tie a [[Figure Eight]] as you normally would | + | Tie a [[Figure Eight]] as you normally would with a loop over the top. Loop under. Go down through the hole. Instead of pulling tight, loop back into the knot retracing the path of the Figure Eight. Pull tight. |

The Figure Eight Follow Through is one of the [[Forty Knots]]. | The Figure Eight Follow Through is one of the [[Forty Knots]]. |

## Revision as of 15:50, June 4, 2009

**Climbing Knots**, Forty Knots,

Special Knots, and Advanced Knots, for Wolf, Bear, Webelos, Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class.

ContentsFigure eight follow-through Water knot Double fisherman's knot (Grapevine) Safety knot Alpine Butterfly knot Figure eight on bend Prusik knot |

Here are the climbing knots for Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Ventures.

Other climbing knots with animated instructions are on other pages:

- Bowline is on the basic Knots page.
- Bowline on a Bight is on the Sailing knots page.
- Fisherman's Knot is on the Fishing knots page.

## Figure eight on a bight

Comments

- Required for

- Climbing Merit Badge #7

- Instructions

## Figure eight follow-through

Comments

- Required for

- Climbing Merit Badge #7

- Instructions

Tie a Figure Eight as you normally would with a loop over the top. Loop under. Go down through the hole. Instead of pulling tight, loop back into the knot retracing the path of the Figure Eight. Pull tight.

The Figure Eight Follow Through is one of the Forty Knots.

## Water knot

Comments

- Required for

- Climbing Merit Badge #7

- Instructions

## Double fisherman's knot

Comments

- Required for

- Climbing Merit Badge #7

- Instructions

## Safety knot

Comments

- Required for

- Climbing Merit Badge #7

- Instructions

## Figure six knot

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- Required for

- Instructions

## Alpine Butterfly knot

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- Required for

- Instructions

## Figure eight on bend

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- Required for

- Instructions

## Prusik knot

Comments

- Required for

- Instructions

## External links

**Animated Knots**: Basic Scout Knots - Forty Scout knots - Special Knots - Sailing knots - Fishing knots - Folsoms Knots - Animatedknots.com - Great Animations - More Animated Knots - More great Animated Knots - Still more - Knot Videos - Basics Videos - Basics2**Other Knot Links**: Advanced knots - Ropers Knots Page - Climbing Knots - Fishing knots - Knots Index- Notable knot Index - shows quick method of tying
- Step-By-Step knots : 11 Basic knots fit on the front and back of one page.
- Six Boy Scout knots by John Geffre
- All lower rank knots (2MB PDF)
- When to use knots lashings (152K PDF)
- Ian's Shoelace Site
- The Notable knot Index