Distel hitch

Type of knot:
Friction hitch



Uses:
To suspend a climber on their rope within a double rope system or single rope technique (if used with the addition of rope wrench or hitch hiker) and allows the climber to ascend and descend by moving the hitch in the desired direction.
Tie to a pull rope and attach a pulley to create a 3-1 pulling system.



Additional info:
This knot is a popular hitch to work along with a micro pulley which will tend the slack as the tail of the climbing rope is pulled.

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