The Klemheist Knot or Machard knot is a type of friction hitch that grips the rope when weight is applied, and is free to move when the weight is released. It is used similarly to a Prusik knot or the Bachmann knot to ascend or descend a climbing rope.
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The Blake's Hitch is a friction hitch commonly used by arborists and tree climbers as an ascending knot. Unlike other common climbing hitches, which often use a loop of cord, the Blake's hitch is formed using the end of a rope.
The Simple Noose is the simplest of the nooses, and used mostly as a base for further work. It is a close relative of the overhand-knot and the Marline Hitch or Single Hitch. If used as a noose it is best to add an overhand-knot in the end.