Level 2 Essential Knots

Here’s a few knots I’d say are essential for all Level 2 Cave & Mine Leaders. Click on the knot title for some information on how to tie them.

Alpine Butterfly

Worth learning to tie it this way as it makes it easier to measure where you need to tie  the knot

More on the Alpine butterfly for the rope geeks: http://www.ropelab.com.au/the-awesome-alpine-butterfly/ 

And some of the issues with tying it differently…

Figure of Eight
Equalised Bowlines

Clever way to bring 2 anchors together using a bowline

 

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