The most useful knot in the world

bowline knot

I’m getting ready for a rare camping trip (it’s been at least five years), and I thought to myself that I should probably brush up on a few survival skills, namely refreshing myself on the most useful knot in the world, just in case we needed to set up a trip wire, repel off a cliff, or more practically, hang a drying line.

Yes, these are actual thoughts that went through my head this week.

Anyway, I’ve been practicing the bowline knot and came across the Animated Knots site and YouTube channel, which are both mesmerizing.

You are welcome!

Learn how to tie a bowline knot. Practice in the dark. With one hand. For the rest of your life you’ll use this knot more times than you would ever believe.

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