Pile hitch

Pile hitch step by step how to tie instructions
Fold the rope in two and wrap both strands around the pole. Pull the loop under the rope and then put the loop around the end of the pole.
Pile hitch step by step how to tie instructions

Description

A knot used for attaching rope to a pole or other structure.

Use

The pile hitch is a kind of hitch, which is a knot used for attaching rope to a pole or other structure.
The pile hitch is very easy to tie and can be tied in the bight, without access to either end of the rope.

Security

If you need a more secure hitch, you can make it a Double Pile Hitch by spiraling down the post an extra turn
with the bight of rope before throwing the bight loop over the top of the post.

Tying

1. To tie, form a loop in the bight, and wrap both strands of this loop around the pole near the pole’s end.
2. Pull the loop around and under the rope, then finish by putting the loop itself around the end of the pole.

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