/ Tying in
If you mean a single rope doubled, bowline or figure of eight
I'm sure you're right.
To the op: It varies, but I most often tie in with a bowline on the bight (stepping through the loop like a skipping rope).
Leading I tie in to both ends with fig8s. Seconding I generally just larksfoot the midpoint of the rope to my belay loop. When I occasionally want to avoid the larksfoot (it can be awkward to untie) I re-thread an overhand on the bight (bulky) or clip into a fig8 on the bight.
None of those are the 'best' solution but they all work for me and I'm happy with them.
yep, what i was angling towards , was if using my single 10mm rope like a pair of ropes. Whether to tie in to the middle of the rope or to the ends.
It doesn't matter - your second will have to do one and you the other.
Start with a big bight and step through it. Then adjust. Simples!
- larksfoot the rope around your harness (aka Chris Tan death knot)
- rethreaded fig-8 on bight with stopper knot
- rethreaded fig-8 on bight with long tail
- rethreaded fig-8 on bight with krab through loop
- rethreaded overhand on bight with stopper knot
- rethreaded overhand on bight with krab through loop
- bowline on bight with stopper knot
- bowline on bight with krab through loop
- inline overhand on bight passed back through with single stopper knot and krab through loop
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