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How to tie a Re-Threaded Figure of 8

Step 1

Make a loop, in the rope and thread the rope back round into the loop to create an 8 shape. This is known as a single figure-of-eight. 289 more words


How to tie a Bowline

Step 1Create a loop (some people refer to this as the ‘rabbit hole’), then continue in the same direction as if you were about to create a bigger loop. 207 more words


Knot again!

A few years were not enough for becoming an expert in using knots as climbing protection. Yet I learned a lot by placing my fair share of sandstone-friendly Saxonian protection and watching other much more experienced climbers. 898 more words


Favorite Pioneering Knots: Water Knot

How to Tie a Water Knot: Video

The following text is by Adolph E. Peschke as presented in the 1998 printing of the 1993 edition of the Pioneering Merit Badge Pamphlet: 255 more words

Scout Pioneering

Strong girls from New Jersey & Minnesota!

Amanda told me she couldn’t miss opportunity to try rock climbing in Spain – being on students exchange you have got only 3 months to enjoy spanish weather while in your home (New Jersey, NY) it is snowing and temperature drops below zero. 58 more words