Rock and Tree Climbing Knots: Basic Guide with List

Climbing Knots

Mountain and Rock Climbing Knots

Rock climbing, rappelling and mountaineering require you to have a sound knowledge of basic climbing knots since you need to work with ropes extensively. They can be life-saving in critical situations and are instrumental in your ascent and descent. You will find that almost all of them are very secure.

To Secure Yourself To an Anchor, Carabiner or a Climbing Harness

Other useful knots

For Joining Ropes or Webbing

Other useful knots

For Rappeling

Other useful knots

For Belaying

Other useful knots

For Building Climbing Anchors

Other useful knots

For Climbing Ropes By Friction or Sliding

As Stopper Knots For Backing Up Other Knots To Make Them Fail-Safe

Other useful knots

For Creating Handholds And Footholds In A Rope

For Rescue And Rigging

Other useful knots

Tree Climbing (Arborist) Knots

Arborists need knots to secure their climbing ropes to carabiners, arborist rigging pulleys and other equipment. The tying method should be perfect to ensure a hassle-free, quick and safe climb. You will find that the knots used here to be mostly similar to the carabiner and friction rock climbing ones with minor differences owing to the lesser duration and altitude that tree climbing requires.

To Slide Up A Long Rope Hanging from A Tree by Friction

For Using Carabiners

Other useful knots

For Use with Arborist Rigging Pulleys

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