Handy Knot Guides

Print out these handy knot guides and wallet cards. You’ll always have the means to tie the knots you need!

Handy Knot Guides

The right knots you can secure gear to your pack, secure a tent’s guy lines to a tree, strap a canoe to the roof of your wife’s minivan (while she’s freaking out about it), pull a friend out of a chasm, and allow you to repel down that same chasm to get the crap he dropped when you pulled him up.

Here are some handy knot guides that you can print out, so you can have one with you all at times.

The Printable Handy Knot Guides

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Here’s a Knot Card that you can print out, fold then laminate for wallet carry

You can also download this: knot card.pdf and print it later.



If you are new to knots, you may want to pick up a book or two discussing knots, and how to tie and dress them properly.

If you are interested in how to PROPERLY tie a canoe to the roof of a vehicle and which knots work best, head over to this site: https://www.canoecanadaeast.com/do-it-yourself-tie-down-ropes.htm


    • I’m a sailor and it’s one of the knots you are expected to know, yet I’ve never seen anyone use it. I just don’t trust it.


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