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Knot’s & Hitches: The Double Fisherman’s bend

The following is the second in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches we use in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the figure-8, ring bend- and hitches like the Munter & Prusik!

 

The Double Fisherman’s bend is a simple knot used to join two ends of rope or cordage together. In mountaineering applications, we commonly use this knot to tie a secure loop of cord which is then used as a prusik, or for anchor building material.

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