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Essential Knots for the Outdoors

  • Mar 7, 2013 · 7:30 PM
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If the only knot you know is the one you use to tie your shoes, you'll probably still make it through life.  But why not learn a few knots that make you a bit more versatile?  Learn how to hang a hammock, pitch a tent,  lash a kayak to your car, or how to moor a boat.  We'll supply the rope and teach you enough knots to sail through life. Meet at the Outdoor Discovery Center (near the fish tank) at the store.

Knots include: Half hitch, clove hitch, square knot, sheet bend, bowline, taut line hitch, slippery hitch, figure eight, and more.

 

 

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  • Chris

    This was a little tricky for me this time....being I can't knit, it was harder than tieing a fly to a tiny hook. My stomach was in knots all night about this. :) Jeff is very patient with us.

    March 8, 2013

  • John S.

    Jeff, Thanks for some great instruction. I was confused at times but with some practice I will hopefully have them down pat.

    March 8, 2013

  • Michelle/adventurenme

    Something else came up and I have to pick and choose. I am hoping there will be another event like this one.

    March 6, 2013

  • Dave K

    Ops, I have a photo class I forgot about.

    March 6, 2013

  • Stuart J.

    just realized I have a conflict that evening

    March 1, 2013

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