Backcountry 101 - Introduction to Knot Tying

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  • Date
    Tuesday, 16 April, 2019
  • Time
    From 06:30 pm to 07:30 pm PDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Kelowna
  • Price
  • Address
    MEC Kelowna
    #100-1876 Cooper rd
    Kelowna, BC

Intro to Knot Tying

Learn some of the basics when it comes to tying knots.  Learn the best uses for certain styles and some tips and tricks for when out in the back country, rock climbing or on the water.

By the end of the workshop, participants will know how to tie:
  • Sheet Bend
  • Square Knot
  • Clove Hitch
  • Blowline
  • Figure Eight
  • Trucker's Hitch

Participants will also learn about:

  • Static vs. dynamic rope
  • How ropes are tested and measured
  • Different kinds of rope on the market
  • Care, clearning and retirement of a rope

If you have any questions, comments or concerns please contact the Outreach Coordinator at