Scouting Skills – Clove Hitch

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Purpose: Securing lines running along a series of posts, belaying, starting lashings, weak binding

Tying: Pass the end of the rope around the pole. Continue over the standing end and around the pole a second time. Thread the end under itself and pull tight to form the clove hitch.

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