Timber Hitch: The Unsung Campsite Hero!

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler. ”
— Albert Einstein

I learned the Timber Hitch when I was seven, maybe eight-years-old, reading through the Boy Scout Handbook. I was a Cub Scout at the time, but even so, this hitch was easy to learn.
What is the Timber Hitch?

The Timber Hitch involves wrapping the end of a rope around a pole or object, looping the end around the standing...