[at-l] Knotty Problem

Cutter cutter78 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 17:37:06 CST 2010


At that age, I'd stick with just a few of the basic knots. Here's what Boy
Scouts teach for rank advancement requirements:

   - Square knot
   - Two half hitches
   - Tautline hitch
   - Clove hitch
   - Timber hitch
   - Bowline


Cutter
http://smithbasement.com


On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 5:23 PM, <bluetrail at aol.com> wrote:

> Just got an e-mail from a scout leader (boys 10-12) who's looking for
> someone to help teach her kids a whole bunch of things to get their
> Outdoorsman acitivity pins.  One of the things they're supposed to know is
> knots and using knots in camping.
>
> Frankly, I'm about clueless on knots--except for the knot that has a quick
> release for tying a horse.  Or the way to tie the cinch on a Western
> saddle.
>
> What knots do you use when hiking/camping and under what circumstances?
>
> A frayed knot,
> Joan
>
>
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