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I tie both ends together in a single knot, always 3
I tie a separate knot in each, always 22
I tie both ends together, only on multiple raps 6
I tie a separate knot, only on multiple raps 28
I tie myself into the end of the rope 0
I don't knot the ropes 12

Topic Date User
How do you knot the end of a rope on abseil? 26-Oct-2010 At 4:03:26 PM Hugh
In reference to not tying knots on single pitch...

I do, and perhaps its just paranoia, but imagine, from some reason, one side ran faster then the other...? You could potentially absail off the end....

As for knots getting stuck when pulling. It would appear that is just complacency and complacency gets people killed right...?

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