Become a knot nerd: learn to tie 6 advanced knots

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  • Date
    Thursday, 15 August, 2019
  • Time
    From 06:30 pm to 07:30 pm EDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Burlington
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Burlington
    1030 Brant St.
    Burlington, ON

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!