The Figure Eight Knot

The Figure Eight Knot

The Most Used Knot for Rock Climbing

figure eight knot for climbing

Every time you climb, you’ll need the Figure Eight. You use it to tie into your harness. Luckily, it’s incredibly strong as well as pretty darn easy to tie.

How To Tie the Figure Eight Knot:

Create a bight of rope and twist it to create a loop. Twist again, and pass the end through the loop. Pass the end through your closed  harness loops and trace its path directly back through the knot. Cinch tight.

If  the explanation isn’t clear for you, try watching the video below.