The Kleimheist is easier to tie and untie than the
prusik. It does not tend to cinch up as tightly as a prusik, so it is easier
to break friction after releasing the load. You can add more turns to increase
friction, as well.
Place a bight of the loop behind the climbing rope.
Wrap the loop across the climbing rope.
Wrap the loop behind the climbing rope.
Repeat steps 2 - 3 two more times.
Insert the loop through the original bight
Pull the loop back down, bringing the bight down across
the wraps. Tighten the knot.
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