Snake Knot

How to Tie a Snake Knot Step 1: Find the center of the line and fold it in half.   Step 2: Form a loop on the right side, near the centerfold with the working line on top.  Step 3: Feed the working line on the left through the loop from behind. Step 4: Run the …

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Taut-Line Hitch

How to Tie a Taut-Line Hitch Step 1: The taut-line has to go around a standing object, with one standing line under tension, and the working end which ties the knot. Step 2: Circle the working end around the standing line twice.  Step 3: Thread the working end back above the two loops and beneath …

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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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How to Survive a Tsunami

You may think tsunamis are impossible to survive if you’ve seen videos of elevated tides rushing toward a shoreline filled with people. Following a massive earthquake, tumultuous, powerful water covers the shoreline and beach, overpowering bystanders and seawalls. Once you have information about the causes and signs of an impending tsunami, you won’t fear for …

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Canadian Jam Knot

How to Tie a Canadian Jam Knot Step 1: Create either a cinch or slip stopper knot at the end of the line, with several inches of a tail at the end. Step 2: Feed the line around a tree, post, or gear, with the stopper knot running beneath and in front of the line.  …

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