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  • Arborist Knots | Category: Termination Knots

    Anchor Hitch - How to tie

    The Anchor Hitch is an excellent termination knot that cinches closely to the karabiner providing a good secure hitch.

    Anchor Hitch in Arboriculture

    Uses: The Alpine Butterfly (or Anchor Bend) is used for attaching a climbing line to a karabiner when there is no spliced eye. It is simple to tie and is one of the most compact out of the termination knots.

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    Anchor Hitch

    The Anchor Hitch is an excellent termination knot that cinches closely to the karabiner providing a good secure hitch.
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    The bowline is a common knot for use as a climbing line termination knot.
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    The Buntline is a secure and reliable knot that is easy to tie.
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    Double figure 8

    A secure and easy-to-tie termination knot.
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    Figure 8

    A quick and easy stopper knot that is used as a first choice by most climbers.
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    Fishermans single

    Quick and easy to tie termination knot that cinches nicely onto a karabiner.
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    Lingens Knot

    Termination knot
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    Overhand loop

    General-purpose termination knot.
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    Tarbuck hitch

    A general-purpose slide and grip knot.
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    Water Bowline

    An alternative termination knot to a standard Bowline.
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    I use this knot on my climbing line. It is solid, and never moves. It is also really quick to tie.

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    it is important that when doing the 2 loops through the carabiner, they wrap in the opposite direction to the spine. This loads the weight into the spine, not into the gate.

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    Do my eyes deceive me or does step 3 show the running end on the wrong side of standing part ?

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