1. Sports
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Clove Hitch

Definition of a Climbing Word

By

Clove Hitch

A clove hitch is easily adjusted to tie into anchors.

Photo © Stewart M. Green

Clove Hitch

A hitch knot formed by twin crossed loops of rope. It is often used to attach the climbing rope to belay anchors since it is easily adjusted.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.