The Bowline Knot

While many climbers and mountaineers swear by it, I admit that I never use this knot. The Bowline knot greatly reduces a ropes breaking strength. It reduces a ropes strength somewhere on the order of 1/2 the force necessary to break the line, or worse. The other major drawback to the Bowline is that it […]


By | March 4, 2013 |