to tie an
The Prusik is oft
used by climbers to help in ascending because of
its ability to grip tightly and not slide when
under a parallel load. I use this knot to
contain stock animals when I'm camping. I tie
the Prusik to a
and the animal's lead to the Prusik.
Ropes and the
knots associated with rope, can be dangerous. If
improperly handled, or tied, ropes can kill and
you could be the victim! Always use rope with
care and inspect and test any knots you
tie. Respect ropes subject to a heavy load,
especially your own climbing rope. The danger
associated with ropes under load is often
learned by painful experience.
STEPS TO TIE A PRUSIK KNOT
Make a loop in your rope. A
double fisherman's knot is shown here
Pass the loop around a
Make a second turn around the
Pass the second loop through
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