Is a slip knot secure?
Using the slip knot is a convenient way to temporarily secure items while transitioning from belay to anchor, however, do not use the slip knot to secure an anchor or belay. … The slip knot will tighten around an object when pulled from the “short end”; if not attached to an object it will pull through (untie).
What are binding knots?
A binding knot is a knot that may be used to keep an object or multiple loose objects together, using a string or a rope that passes at least once around them. There are various binding knots, divided into two types.