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Clove Hitch

A hitch used to fix the rope in place. The clove hitch can be adjusted without removal from the carabiner.

Appropriate Uses rock climbing and canyoneering:

  • Tying a climber into an anchor via the rope.
  • Carabiner blocked rappel (often used with an additional half hitch).
  • Building anchors with gear “in series,” or in a straight line in the direc

Here are the steps for tying the clove hitch

-Make a loop

-Make a second loop

-Put the second loop on top of the first loop

-Put the hitch into a carabiner

*Hitches only exist when they are tied around an object