Climbing Skills: Correctly Tying a Figure 8 Knot

Climbers use the figure 8 knot to connect him or herself to the rope and the belayer. Knowing how to tie a figure 8 knot correctly is one of the most important and essential rock climbing skills. In this video, CMRCA guide Ooan Kongsingh demonstrates the proper way to tie a figure 8 follow through to your climbing harness.

**Climbing in inherently dangerous. This video is not a substitution for personal instruction with a professional instructor or a guide.**