Pile Hitch

The Pile Hitch is a very neat and practical hitch for securing objects to a post. It is ideal as a temporary fixing. The big advantage of this hitch is that it is very easy to tie and release quickly.

To Tie a Pile Hitch:

Wrap a looped working end around a post close to its top.Pile Hitch 1
Pass the working end around the post under the standing part and hook it over the top of the post.Pile Hitch 2
Pull firmly on the standing part to tighten the knot.Pile Hitch 3
To release the rope, simply slide the knot off the end of the post.Pile Hitch 4