Also known as
ABK, Alpine Butterfly Loop, Butterfly Knot, Lineman's Loop, Lineman's Rider, and Harness Loop.
What is the Alpine Butterfly Knot?
The Alpine Butterfly knot is an easy and reliable mid-line loop.
Alpine Butterfly Knot, what is it used for?
It is save to climb on and has multiple purposes. You can use the Alpine Butterfly knot to isolate a worn section of rope, or you can use the Alpine Butterfly knot as a mid-line tie-in point for a climber. The Alpine Butterfly knot can also be used to set a retrievable top anchor for tree climbing. If you combine this with a carabiner or a quicky it will be easier to undo the anchor and move it up or down as you progress.
The twist method is another method to tie the Alpine Butterfly loop.
FAQ Alpine Butterfly Knot (wrap)