Re: Need some help with knot
The Fisher Family (rfisher@ARKANSAS.NET)
Fri, 13 Feb 1998 18:32:57 -0600
Olan Watkins wrote:
> For the Climbing Merit Badge, there is one section on knots. The
> requirements for this section read as follows:
> Demonstrate the ability to tie each of the following knots. Give at least
> one example of how each knot is used in belaying, climbing, or rappelling.
> a. Figure eight on a bight
> b. Figure eight follow-through
> c. Water knot
> d. Grapevine knot
> e. Bowline on a coil
> Now my question is on the Grapevine knot, I have looked through all the BSA
> books that I can find and can not find anything on the grapevine knot.
> Anyone know any thing about it or it known by some other name?
> Thanks, Olan Watkins
At the risk of being sarcastic (sp) I would like to call attention to a
previous post concerning reading merit badge pamphlets...on page 36 of
the *Climbing* merit badge pamphlet, it shows and describes the
grapevine knot and its uses...enough said
I used to be a GRRRRRREAT Horned Owl }:> - But still am an Eagle
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