Ryan Cunningham

Half Hitch

How to Tie a Half Hitch Step 1: Loop working end of the rope around the support: such as a hook, tree, or rope.  Step 2: Run the working end back over itself.  Step 3: Thread the working end under, and through the loop created in step 2.   Step 4: Pull to tighten. You can …

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Double Uni-Knot

How to Tie a Double Uni Step 1: Set two lines end to end, overlapping for several inches.  Step 2: With the first line, make a loop, circling the working end over and around the second line. Step 3: Wrap the working end around both lines 4 to 6 times.    Step 4: Pull the tag …

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Dropper Loop

How to Tie a Dropper Loop Step 1: Form a loop anywhere in a line.  Step 2: Round the loop on the standing line 4 to 5 times, keeping the initial loop open and centered. Step 3:  Pass the working loop through the opening in the center of the rounds.  Step 4: Tug the standing …

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Bowline Knot

How to Tie a Bowline Knot Step 1: Form a loop with the working end of the rope on top. Step 2: Thread the working end back through the loop and beneath the main rope. Step 3: Loop the working end around the main rope and back through the loop a second time. Step 4: …

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Bimini Twist

How to Tie a Bimini Twist Step 1: Form a loop in the line.  Step 2: Make 20-25 twists with the loop. Step 3: Set the loop around a fixed object.    Step 4: Hold the standing line and pull the working end down and away to compress the twists together. Step 5: Lessen tension in …

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The Water Cycle

Water Cycle

The water cycle, or hydrologic cycle, is a continuous process by which water is purified by evaporation and transported from the earth’s surface (including the oceans) to the atmosphere and back to the land and oceans.