Pearls of wisdom

 “A boy on joining wants to begin Scouting right away.”
Timber Hitch
  • Used to attach a rope to a log, or where security is not an issue. This knot tightens under strain, but comes undone extremely easily when the rope is slack.
  • Wrap the rope around the log, then pass the running end around the standing part of the rope. Finally twist the running end around itself three or four times. (Note: this is only shown twice in the animation.)
  1.  Tip: Jolly useful for dragging logs back to the camp fire!
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