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Mule Hitch

Description

The mule hitch is used to lock off an ATC or a munter hitch. It is untied by pulling on the braking strand of the rappel rope.

Advantages

The mule hitch is easily untied even when under load.

Disadvantages

The mule hitch is difficult to remember how to tie so it is often tied incorrectly by beginners.

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