Climbing knots

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[[Figure eight on a bight]]<br>
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[[Alpine Butterfly knot]]<br>
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[[Figure eight follow-through]]<br>
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[[Water knot]]<br>
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[[Double fisherman's knot]] (Grapevine)<br>
[[Double fisherman's knot]] (Grapevine)<br>
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[[Safety knot]]<br>
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[[Figure eight follow-through]]<br>
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[[Figure eight on a bight]]<br>
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[[Figure eight on bend]]<br>
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[[Figure six knot]]<br>
[[Figure six knot]]<br>
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[[Alpine Butterfly knot]]<br>
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[[Prusik knot]] <br>
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[[Figure eight on bend]]<br>
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[[Safety knot]]<br>
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[[Prusik knot]]
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[[Water knot]]<br>
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* [[Bowline on a Bight]] is on the [[Sailing knots]] page.
* [[Bowline on a Bight]] is on the [[Sailing knots]] page.
* [[Fisherman's Knot]] is on the [[Fishing knots]] page.
* [[Fisherman's Knot]] is on the [[Fishing knots]] page.
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==Alpine Butterfly knot==
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[[Image:Alpine Butterfly.gif|frame|left]][[Image:Alpine Butterfly knot.jpg|frame|right]]{{Shortcut|[[Alpine Butterfly]]}}
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The Alpine BUtterly Knot provides a secure loop in the middle of a line.
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==Figure eight on a bight==
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[[Image:Figure_Eight_Loop.gif|frame|right]]{{Shortcut|[[Figure eight on a bight]]<br>[[Figure 8 on a bight]]<br>[[Figure Eight Loop]]}}
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The Figure Eight Loop is an easy to tie knot to quickly put a loop at the end of a line. The Figure Eight Loop is also known as a Flemish Loop and is functionally the same as a Figure Eight Follow Through. Figure Eight Loop is like a [[Figure Eight]] but tied using a loop (bight) instead of a single rope.
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Tie a [[Figure Eight Knot]] using a loop (or bight) instead of a single rope, loop over the top. Loop under. Go down through the hole. Pull tight.
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*[http://www.animatedknots.com/alpinebutterfly/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Alpine Butterfly] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123343_how-tie-alpine-butterfly-knot.htm Video: Alpine Butterfly Knot] -[http://www.expertvillage.com/video/85729_rope-bends-alpine-butterfly.htm Video: Alpine Butterfly Bend]
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==Figure eight follow-through==
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==Double fisherman's knot==
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{{Shortcut|[[Figure eight follow-through]]<br>[[Figure 8 follow-through]]}}[[Image:Figure eight follow-through.gif|frame|left|Press [F5] Refresh<br>to run again]][[Image:Figure eight follow-through.jpg|frame|right]]
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[[Image:Double Fishermans.gif|frame|left]]{{Shortcut|[[Double fisherman's knot]]<br>[[Grapevine knot]]}}
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* [[Climbing]] Merit Badge #7
* [[Climbing]] Merit Badge #7
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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.
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*[http://www.animatedknots.com/doublefishermans/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Double Fisherman's Knot] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123509_tying-double-fisherman-s-knots.htm Video: Double Fisherman's Knots]
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==Water knot==
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==Figure eight on a bight==
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{{Shortcut|[[Water knot]]}}[[Image:Water knot.gif|frame|right]][[Image:Water knot.jpg|frame|left]]
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[[Image:Figure_Eight_Loop.gif|frame|right]]{{Shortcut|[[Figure eight on a bight]]<br>[[Figure 8 on a bight]]<br>[[Figure Eight Loop]]}}
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The Figure Eight Loop is an easy to tie knot to quickly put a loop at the end of a line. The Figure Eight Loop is also known as a Flemish Loop and is functionally the same as a Figure Eight Follow Through. Figure Eight Loop is like a [[Figure Eight]] but tied using a loop (bight) instead of a single rope.
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* [[Climbing]] Merit Badge #7
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Tie a [[Figure Eight Knot]] using a loop (or bight) instead of a single rope, loop over the top. Loop under. Go down through the hole. Pull tight.
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*[http://www.animatedknots.com/fig8loopdouble/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Figure Eight Double Loop]
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==Double fisherman's knot==
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==Figure eight follow-through==
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[[Image:Double Fishermans.gif|frame|left]]{{Shortcut|[[Double fisherman's knot]]<br>[[Grapevine knot]]}}
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{{Shortcut|[[Figure eight follow-through]]<br>[[Figure 8 follow-through]]}}[[Image:Figure eight follow-through.gif|frame|left|Press [F5] Refresh<br>to run again]][[Image:Figure eight follow-through.jpg|frame|right]]
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* [[Climbing]] Merit Badge #7
* [[Climbing]] Merit Badge #7
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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.
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;Video Lessons
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*[http://www.animatedknots.com/fig8follow/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Figure Eight Follow Through] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123037_tying-figure-8-knots-with.htm Video: Figure-8 Follow-Through]
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==Safety knot==
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==Figure eight on bend==
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[[Image:Safety knot.gif|frame|right]]{{Shortcut|[[Safety knot]]}}
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[[Image:Figure 8 on a bight.GIF|frame|right]][[Image:Figure eight on bend.jpg|frame|left]]{{Shortcut|[[Figure eight on bend]]}}
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*[http://www.animatedknots.com/fig8join/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Figure Eight Bend (Join)] -
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==Alpine Butterfly knot==
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==Prusik knot==
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[[Image:Alpine Butterfly.gif|frame|left]][[Image:Alpine Butterfly knot.jpg|frame|right]]{{Shortcut|[[Alpine Butterfly]]}}
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{{Shortcut|[[Prusik knot]]<br>[[Prusik]]}}[[Image:Prusik knot.jpg|frame|right]][[Image:Prusik knot.gif|frame|left]]
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The Alpine BUtterly Knot provides a secure loop in the middle of a line.
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The Prusik Knot attaches smaller cord or tape to a larger rope, providing a handhold or attachment point.
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*[http://www.animatedknots.com/prusik/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Prusik Knot] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123344_what-prusik-knot.htm Video: What is a Prusik Knot?] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/123345_how-tie-prusik-knot.htm Video: Prusik Knot]
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==Figure eight on bend==
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==Safety knot==
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[[Image:Figure 8 on a bight.GIF|frame|right]][[Image:Figure eight on bend.jpg|frame|left]]{{Shortcut|[[Figure eight on bend]]}}
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[[Image:Safety knot.gif|frame|right]]{{Shortcut|[[Safety knot]]}}
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* [[Climbing]] Merit Badge #7
* [[Climbing]] Merit Badge #7
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==Prusik knot==
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==Water knot==
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{{Shortcut|[[Prusik knot]]<br>[[Prusik]]}}[[Image:Prusik knot.jpg|frame|right]][[Image:Prusik knot.gif|frame|left]]
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{{Shortcut|[[Water knot]]}}[[Image:Water knot.gif|frame|right]][[Image:Water knot.jpg|frame|left]]
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The Prusik Knot attaches smaller cord or tape to a larger rope, providing a handhold or attachment point.
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*[http://www.animatedknots.com/waterknot/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Water Knot]
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Revision as of 17:45, June 4, 2009

Animated Knots show you how to tie Basic Knots, Fishing Knots, Sailing Knots, Climbing Knots, Forty Knots,
Special Knots, and Advanced Knots, for Wolf, Bear, Webelos, Tenderfoot, Second Class, and First Class.


Contents
Alpine Butterfly knot
Double fisherman's knot (Grapevine)
Figure eight follow-through
Figure eight on a bight
Figure eight on bend
Figure six knot
Prusik knot
Safety knot
Water knot

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

Other climbing knots with animated instructions are on other pages:

Alpine Butterfly knot

Shortcut:
Alpine Butterfly

The Alpine BUtterly Knot provides a secure loop in the middle of a line.

Required for
Instructions
Video Lessons
[back to top]

Double fisherman's knot

Shortcut:
Double fisherman's knot
Grapevine knot

Comments

Required for
Instructions
Video Lessons
[back to top]

Figure eight on a bight

Shortcut:
Figure eight on a bight
Figure 8 on a bight
Figure Eight Loop

The Figure Eight Loop is an easy to tie knot to quickly put a loop at the end of a line. The Figure Eight Loop is also known as a Flemish Loop and is functionally the same as a Figure Eight Follow Through. Figure Eight Loop is like a Figure Eight but tied using a loop (bight) instead of a single rope.

Required for
Instructions

Tie a Figure Eight Knot using a loop (or bight) instead of a single rope, loop over the top. Loop under. Go down through the hole. Pull tight.

Video Lessons
[back to top]

Figure eight follow-through

Shortcut:
Figure eight follow-through
Figure 8 follow-through
Press [F5] Refreshto run again
Press [F5] Refresh
to run again

Comments

Required for
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.

Video Lessons
[back to top]

Figure eight on bend

Shortcut:
Figure eight on bend

Comments

Required for
Instructions
Video Lessons
[back to top]

Figure six knot

Shortcut:
Figure six knot
Figure six
Figure 6

Comments

Required for
Instructions
Video Lessons
[back to top]

Prusik knot

Shortcut:
Prusik knot
Prusik

The Prusik Knot attaches smaller cord or tape to a larger rope, providing a handhold or attachment point.

Required for
Instructions
Video Lessons
[back to top]

Safety knot

Shortcut:
Safety knot

Comments

Required for
Instructions
Video Lessons
[back to top]

Water knot

Shortcut:
Water knot

Comments

Required for
Instructions
Video Lessons
[back to top]

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