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Bowline

bowline knot

Make a 6. Make sure main part of rope is underneath.
Put end through eye - "rabbit up the burrow".
Bring end around the main rope - "rabbit around the tree".
Put end through eye - "rabbit back down the burrow".
Pull main part of rope and right hand side of loop to tighten.

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Use:
The bowline is a rescue and/or safety knot. You can tie the loop around you when you are hillwalking but an extra knot is required.
Care should be taken when tying this knot.




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