Difference between revisions of "Double Fisherman's Knot"

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This can be used for joining ends of rope together
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This can be used for joining ends of rope together. Done correctly, it is very strong and relatively low profile. We most commonly use it to make loops for [[Prussik|prussiks]], which in turn are useful for all kinds things: tying in to fixed lines, escaping belays, ascending a rope, [[crevasse rescue]], and so on.
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==How To Tie a Double Fisherman's Knot==
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==See also==
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* [[Prussik]]
 
* [http://www.its.caltech.edu/~alpine/instructional/Knots.doc Overview of climbing knots], MS Word document
 
* [http://www.its.caltech.edu/~alpine/instructional/Knots.doc Overview of climbing knots], MS Word document
 
* [http://www.its.caltech.edu/~alpine/instructional/Knots.pdf Overview of climbing knots], same, but as PDF
 
* [http://www.its.caltech.edu/~alpine/instructional/Knots.pdf Overview of climbing knots], same, but as PDF
 
* [http://www.its.caltech.edu/~alpine/instructional/FrictionKnots.doc Overview of friction knots], MS Word document
 
* [http://www.its.caltech.edu/~alpine/instructional/FrictionKnots.doc Overview of friction knots], MS Word document
 
* [http://www.its.caltech.edu/~alpine/instructional/FrictionKnots.pdf Overview of friction knots], same, but as PDF
 
* [http://www.its.caltech.edu/~alpine/instructional/FrictionKnots.pdf Overview of friction knots], same, but as PDF

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This can be used for joining ends of rope together. Done correctly, it is very strong and relatively low profile. We most commonly use it to make loops for prussiks, which in turn are useful for all kinds things: tying in to fixed lines, escaping belays, ascending a rope, crevasse rescue, and so on.

How To Tie a Double Fisherman's Knot

See also