Climbing 101: Become a Knot Nerd - Learn to Tie Advanced Knots

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  • Date
    Thursday, 13 June, 2019
  • Time
    From 06:30 pm to 07:30 pm EDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Burlington
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Burlington
    1030 Brant Street
    Burlington, ON

 

This clinic is for the dedicated climber and was designed to introduce knots that have more advanced applications than basic knots.

By the end of the session, participants will learn how to tie:

  •  Double Fisherman
  •  Blake’s Hitch
  •  Bowline on a Bight
  •  Prusik Knot
  •  Munter Hitch
  •  Butterfly knot

Participants will also learn about:

  •  Static versus dynamic rope
  •  How ropes are tested and measured
  •  Different kinds of rope on the market
  •  Care, Cleaning and Retirement of a rope

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.