Adjustable bend

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Adjustable bend
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An adjustable bend, joining two kernmantle ropes
Category Bend
Related rolling hitch, taught line
Releasing Non-jamming
Typical use Climbing
ABoK 1472

The adjustable bend is a bend knot that can be easily lengthened or shortened.

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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