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How To Tie a Bowline

 
Tying Bowline The rabbitrabbit comes out of the hole around the tree and then back down his hole.
Then you should have something looking like this. Finished bowline
 
The bowline has a tendency to work loose so it is important to tie a "stopper knot".
 
Stopper knot stage 1 Stopper knot stage 2 Stopper knot stage 3
  Further recommended reading:
The Complete Guide to Rope Techniques (A Constable Guide) Nigel Shepherd
Amazon price: ?7.99
A comprehensive guide to modern rope techniques for climbers and mountaineers on both rock and snow. From the basic knots through to pulley systems and crevasse rescue. Each technique illustrated by very clear photographs
Handbook of Climbing 
(Pelham Practical Sports) Hamish MacInnes (Foreword), Alan Fyffe, Iain Peter
Amazon price: ?25.50
This climbing manual encompasses the history of the sport, the equipment needed, acquisition of skills, rescue, winter and alpine climbing and hillwalking
  See the High Trek Library for more books

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