Video: How to Tie a Bowline with One Hand

Sure you can tie a bowline, but can you tie it with one hand? This knot tying skill really comes in handy during a survival situation: You’re hurt, can only use one arm, and need to tie a rescue loop. Here’s how it works.

You’ll probably want to practice this in the backyard before you actually have to use it in the field. If nothing else, it’s a great way to win $20 in a deer camp bet.