The Best Knots for Climbing

The Best Knots for Climbing

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Key Knots for Climbing Outdoors & Indoors

The Figure Eight Knot

The knot you need every single time you climb, whether indoors or outdoors. Learn it first!

Learn how to tie the figure eight >>

The Clove Hitch

Great for securing yourself to anchors or building multi-piece anchors. This is a must-know knot.

Learn how to tie the clove hitch >>

The Water Knot

The best way to connect webbing for things building multipitch anchors or using natural protection.

Learn how to tie the water knot >>

The Munter Hitch

For belaying without a belay device or when the anchor and direction of fall mean a standard device won’t lock up. This is a must-know for outside, especially multi-pitch!

Learn how to tie the munter hitch >>