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Knots & Climbing

Hunters Bend

What is the Hunters Bend?

The Hunters Bend exists of two interlocking Overhand knots.

The Hunters Bend, what is it used for?

The Hunters Bend knot is used to join two ropes together. Besides its practical functionality, the Hunters Bend is also a great looking knot which can be used as a decorative piece of rope art. Especially when the it is doubled with a variety of differed coloured ropes.


The Hunters Bend knot has a tendency to jam when loaded.
The Hunters Bend is best tied with ropes that are similar in diameter and material. However, even with a little difference the Hunters Bend tends to hold well.

Alternatives for the Hunters Bend

Zeppelin Bend