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How to Tie the Trucker’s Hitch Knot

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How to Tie the Trucker’s Hitch Knot

The trucker’s hitch knot is a great knot to secure heavier loads and is a good knot for you kayaking knot repertoire.

Step 1: Create a small loop within your rope.

Step 2: Below the loop grab the rope and pull it through the initial loop.

 

Step 3: Take the end of the rope and bring it through whatever object you

 

are securing the line too.

Step 4: Bring it back up and through the loop created in step 2.

Step 5: Pull the end of the rope to tightly secure the knot.

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Author: Peter SalisburyPete is the Owner of KayakHelp.com. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, he grew up kayaking, fishing, sailing, and partaking in outdoor adventures around the Great Lakes. When he’s not out on the water, you can find him skiing in the mountains, reading his favorite books, and spending time with his family.

Welcome! I’m so glad you are here :-) I’m Pete. I am the owner of KayakHelp.com. I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, I grew up kayaking, fishing, sailing, and partaking in outdoor adventures around the Great Lakes. When I am not out on the water, you can find me skiing in the mountains, reading my favorite books, and spending time with my family.

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