Legendary American author John Long is on the mend after falling 30ft to the ground at a climbing gym in Los Angeles. How can you avoid making the same mistake?
John Long has been telling Rock and Ice magazine about how he managed it.
"I made the two bowline loops,” he says, “and threaded the rope through my harness, but I didn't bring the rabbit out of the hole and around the tree.”
We don’t want you making the same mistake, so here’s a quick video reminder featuring training officer Jon Garside of how to tie a single bowline and stopper knot in proper BMC recommended style.
Find out how to correctly tie a bowline on BMC TV:
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