A prusik loop is a piece of nylon cordage with its ends tied together with a double fisherman’s knot. For rock climbing and canyoneering it is 4ft in length and 6mm in diameter. The loop is tied with a double fisherman’s knot with 3 inches of tail.
Appropriate uses rock climbing and canyoneering:
- Auto Block
- Klemheist Hitch
- Prusik Hitch