The Clove Hitch is a relative to the Munter
Hitch. But compared with the Munter Hitch, the Clove
Hitch is a static knot,
e.g. used to fix a rope in
Some say it's one of the most popular and useful knots, not only for climbers.
As for myself, I appreciate the Clove Hitch in alpine
climbing. I use this knot fix myself at a belay station. This method is much
more flexible than using a sling.
The Clove Hitch , here it is:
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