The prusik is widely used as an ascending knot. The
friction can be increased by adding a third turn. The prusik can cinch up
tightly and the friction can be somewhat difficult to break after a load
has been applied.
Place a bight of the loop across the climbing rope.
Wrap the loop behind the climbing rope and through
Continue wrapping the loop around the climbing rope.
Wrap it behind the climbing rope again and through
Dress and set the knot. It is important to keep this
knot neat while tightening.
Finished Prusik - Opposite
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