There’s something really cool about using a hitch or knot. Pulling it off with an audience can increase the pressure but also the satisfaction. Here’s my top three. (3) Bowline. Awesome knot with tons of uses. (2) Timber Hitch. Another useful knot for tying things off where a Clove Hitch might be difficult based on diameter or ? #1 is the Munter Hitch. Wicked tension is possible and released with ease. I’ll post a memorable Timber Hitch story a bit later.