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Bowline on a Bight

What is the Bowline on a Bight?

The Bowline on a bight is a Bowline tied in the middle of the rope.

The Bowline on a Bight, what is it used for?

The bowline on a bight is great for outdoor activities like camping and boating, or arborists performing tree work. It is also great to know how to tie a bowline in emergency and survival situations.


The Bowline on a bight has the same advantage as the regular Bowline. It does not jam up after it has been suspended to heavy loads.

Be careful, the loops might slip when not used properly.