Informational Site NetworkInformational Site Network
Privacy
 
  Home - Camping Articles - Fly Fishing - Categories

Hitching Tie






Category: Xii Accidents

If the hitching tie is properly made, and the knot turned to the _right_
of the post, the stronger the pull on the long end of the rope, the
tighter the hold, and the loop will not slip down even on a smooth,
plain post. If the knot is turned to the left, or is directly in front,
the loop will not pull tight and will slide down. For the reason that
the loop will tighten, the _hitching tie_ should never be used around
the neck of a horse, as it might pull tight and the animal be strangled.

In making the hitching tie, first pass the rope from left to right
around the post, tree, or stump; bring it together and hold in the left
hand. The left hand is represented by the arrow (Fig. 71). With the
right hand throw the short end of the rope across the ropes in front of
the left hand, forming a loop below the left hand (Fig. 72). Slip the
right hand through this loop, grasp the rope just in front, and pull it
back to form a bight, as you make a chain-stitch in crocheting (Fig.
73). Down through this last bight pass the end of the rope and pull the
knot tight (Fig. 74).





Next: Sprains. Bruises. Burns. Cuts. Sunstroke. Drowning

Previous: Timber-Hitch



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 2333

Camping Articles

Paddles
Girls and women generally require shorter paddles than ...

Square Knot
This is probably what you would at first call a hard kn...

The Rabbit
The rabbit or cotton tail, as he is familiarly termed, ...

Exercise
While wholesome camping calls for sufficient physical e...

Footprints Or Tracks
In trailing animals look for footprints in soft earth, ...

Edible Fruits, Nuts, Roots, And Plants
While wild foods gathered on the trail give a delight...

Sweet Fennel
This plant is commonly cultivated all over the United S...

Read More