Sunday, January 15, 2012

The Michoacan Knot

The Michoacan knot finds specialty application among tree climbers.  It's classified as a closed friction hitch.

Here are some variations of it.

Here's the 4-1 version (4 wraps; pull through 1st wrap)

The 5-2 version.

The 5-1 version.
Here's how to tie one of the variations: