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.
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…
Full video here: https://youtu.be/rRWjieZw8b4
And some more for the rope geek: http://www.ropelab.com.au/the-fabulous-figure-of-8-knot/
Great for pitch heads, but beware of clipping into just one of the loops
Clever way to bring 2 anchors together using a bowline