Clove Hitch



Useful in making a loop for search and rescue, mountaineering, climbing, boating, horse and livestock, camping, and scouting.

Advantages: foundation for many knots that can be tied in many ways

Disadvantages: can come loose if a constant pressure is not maintained or if it’s connected to an object that can move, polypropylene ropes can also cause the knot to slip.

Clove Hitch

Clove Hitch

Clove Hitch

Clove Hitch


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