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How to Tie the Yosemite Bowline Knot

The Yosemite Bowline is an alternative method of finishing off the Bowline to give a more compact and secure tying-on knot.

It’s so much more secure than the original bowline that in some countries, climbing organisations insist that it is the only safe and recommended way to finish off the bowline knot.

This turn of the working end adds a significant measure of safety to the Bowline in times where the knot is to be used for life support.

This is a great way to get a much more secure bowline, and it only adds one step so it’s still a really quick knot.

Yosemite Bowline

For a more in-depth tutorial and additional information on the Yosemite Bowline knot, check out our video!