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Distel hitch

What is the Distel Hitch?

The Distel hitch is a reliable friction hitch that grabs easily and is easy to tie.

The Distel Hitch, what is it used for?

The Distel hitch is a friction hitch used to ascend or descend a climbing line. You can also use it in combination with a tending pulley, which makes it easier to adjust.
The Distel hitch can also be used to make an adjustable lanyard for saddle hunters or arborists.
The Distel hitch knot can also be used as the main friction hitch in the Rope Wrench setup or when working with other climbing techniques.