Friction Hitch or Double Rope Climbing

This is the setup for double rope climbing. Because the terminology is somewhat confusing, we will rename some of these things to make it easier to follow. The running part will be called the hanging part since you are hanging on that part . The standing part we will refer to as the Hauling part since that is the part you haul on. The tail of rope that the Blake's Hitch is tied in will remain the bridge. To climb, clip your locking carabiner between your...