ExcitableBoy wrote:Matt Lemke wrote:I have a question...what is the proper way to double up a half rope for climbing? I hear this being said all the time but can't think of the correct way to tie into a folded over rope.
Rewoven figure eight on a bight.
That's what I thought but I can imagine it would be difficult to get the knot RIGHT in the middle so that each strand was exactly the same length which would be required if you simul-climb. Does this not matter too much if one strand is a couple inches longer?