Adjustable bend

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Adjustable bend
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An adjustable bend, joining two kernmantle ropes
CategoryBend
Relatedrolling hitch, taught line
ReleasingNon-jamming
Typical useClimbing
ABoK1472

The adjustable bend is a bend knot that is easy to lengthen or shorten.

A rolling hitch is used to tie the end of each rope to the standing part of the other. Clifford Ashley suggested it for tying guy ropes.

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