Thursday 2.16.12

Rope tricks. Who knew? That kid in that school picture (scroll down to previous post) who was asked to “sit out” a few scout meetings due to a minor white gasoline incident during a camp out in 1972 would continue on to practice knots and such. I don’t recall seeing any of this in the handbook though.

This is a Somerville Bowline. It is simply modified to add a quick release.

Someone asked me what could be done with the running end of that rope. Here’s a plan:

And… a variation for what can be done in the front…

Which would look something like this:

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