The Bunny Ears knot is popular for applications where a rope needs to be attached to two anchor points. It is a subtle variation of the Figure-of-8-on-the-bight and provides two separate loops which can be adjusted easily.
A quick quiz to test your recognition of a few common knots. There are 5 multiple choice questions. Once you have finished, click on the “View questions” link at the end to see solutions to each question.
It is common knowledge that placing a knot in a strand of rope effectively reduces the strength of the rope. As roping technicians, our challenge is to be able to look at a system and undertake a critical
Many teams train with tall Artificial High Directionals (AHDs). Tall AHDs are not only more difficult to stabilise but also expose teams to greater risks in the event of tipping. An article on this subject is published here.
Synthetic kernmantle rope has traditionally been characterised as either Dynamic or Static. These general terms have probably been derived from their intended use, specifically that activities with planned dynamic events should use dynamic ropes. The range of