Backcountry 101: Become a Knot Nerd, Learn to Tie 6 Advanced Knots

  • Date
    Thursday, 25 April, 2019
  • Time
    From 05:30 pm to 06:30 pm ADT
  • Organizer
    MEC Halifax
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Halifax
    1550 Granville St.
    Halifax, NS

Already mastered the trucker’s hitch and looking for a new challenge? Join our more advanced knot tying clinic to learn to tie useful outdoor knots for prusik loops, ascending and descending, traversing tricky conditions and more.

Skill level: Intermediate to advanced

Format: Hands-on, small group class

You’ll learn:

· Double fisherman’s

· Blake’s hitch

· Bowline on a bight

· Prusik knot

· Alpine butterfly knot

· Different types of ropes to choose from

· Static vs. dynamic rope

· How to care for rope and when to retire it

Important notes:

We highly recommend taking the beginner knot-tying clinic (how to tie 6 of the best basic knots) before you sign up for this class.

Who’s teaching the clinic?

Our clinics are taught by friendly MEC staffers who are ready to answer any questions and share all the stuff they love about being outside. Everyone’s welcome!

8 spots remaining