Figure 8 Bend

A "Figure 8 Bend" is a strong, secure knot in JOINING two ropes together.  Remember that the word 'Bend' in rope terminology means to join.

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Below, I show you three ways on how to tie the knot, via:

1) Pictures

2) GIF (animated picture that repeats itself with no-end)

3) Video (from Canyoneering101 YouTube Channel)

How to tie (pictures):

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How to tie (YouTube vid):

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