The “VT”, Valdotain Tresse Knot is a friction knot used to ascend and descend on ropes. It is popular with arborists.
Valdotain Tresse Knot Tying Instructions
- Make 4 wraps around main static rope with a hand tied or sewn prusik or spliced eye split tail friction cord.
- After fourth wrap bring tails down even with each other.
- Cross lines in front and then again in back of static line. Total 6 wraps.
- Join eyes in front and clip together with a carabiner.