- Double overhand noose
Double overhand noose Category Hitch Efficiency High Related Double overhand knot, Double fisherman's knot Releasing Jamming Typical use Bind a carabiner Caveat Difficult to untie
The double overhand noose is a hitch knot used to bind a rope to a carabiner.
A heavily tightened double overhand noose will jam. The binded object has to be removed before untying.
Cavers and Canyoneers might use the double overhand noose to bind a cow tail or a foot loop to a carabiner.
Notes and references
- ^ Les longes en spéléologie et descente de canyon (French)
- ^ Note: the running end is stored in the bight.
- ^ Note: foot loops tied with a zeppelin loop and an alpine butterfly
- ^ Tom Moyer, Paul Tusting, Chris Harmston,(2000) Comparative Testing of High Strength Cord
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