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CLIMBING HITCHES AND TERMINATION KNOTS

One-Eye Hitches
The advent of the modern split-tail system introduced the use of one- and two-eye climbing tails. Shown below arearious popular hitches that are used for one- and two-eye tails.

    
 Tautline Hitch                                         Prusik Hitch

     
 English Prusik Hitch                               Blakes Hitch

 

Two-Eye Hitches
Two-eye tails, or eye-and-eye tails, can be made from single-end Tenex, Ice Tail, Bail Out, or Prusik Cord. This system offers the climber the benefits of having both ends attached to the saddle in addition to a balanced hitch that cannot roll out.

         
 Distel Hitch                                           Schwabisch Hitch                                  Valdotain Hitch

 

Terminations

      
 Anchor Knot                                         Buntline Knot                               Triple Fisherman Knot

  
 Velocity Splice                                      ArborMaster® Girth Hitch