Tenderfoot Requirement 4 – Whip and Fuse Rope, Hitches, and Teach Square Knot using EDGE

Tenderfoot Badge

  • Demonstrate how to whip and fuse the ends of a rope.
  • Demonstrate that you know how to tie the following knots and tell what their uses are: two half hitches and the taut-line hitch.
  • Using the EDGE method teach another person how to tie the square knot.
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