Using Paracord | The Master List

CAMP

Start a fire as a bow or fire drill

Secure a tarp between trees

Secure a tent

String a clothesline

Hang something up off the ground


Hang/make a hammock

Tie tall garden vegetable plants to stakes

Hang food in trees to keep the bears away

Tie stuff down so it will not blow away in a storm

Make a seat. Suspend a log off the ground between two trees

Secure solar panes

Tie and bundle loose items like firewood together

Suspend a lantern with it for overhead light

Hang a solar shower

ON THE MOVE

Hang tools from your belt

Hang tools from around your neck

Secure things to your backpack

Make a belt to hold your pants up

Keep rolled up items secure

Tie objects together for easier transport

Secure a garbage-bag rain poncho around your body to keep you dry

Keep people connected when travelling in the dark

Lash logs together to make a raft

Compress loose packs and bags

Rappel down a ledge

Drag/tow heavy items

Tie guy lines for a sail

ON THE MOVE

Hang tools from your belt

Hang tools from around your neck

Secure things to your backpack

Make a belt to hold your pants up

Keep rolled up items secure

Tie objects together for easier transport

Secure a garbage-bag rain poncho around your body to keep you dry

Keep people connected when travelling in the dark

Lash logs together to make a raft

Compress loose packs and bags

Rappel down a ledge

Drag/tow heavy items

Tie guy lines for a sail

ALL PURPOSE

Thread for sewing (inner stands)

Secure your boat or skiff to a tree

Make a tow line; double or triple up for extra strength

Rig a pulley system

Make a rope

Bundle stuff together

Make a pet leash

Barter with it

Use it to mount a sling pump

To assist in lowering heavy equipment

Hair tie or headband

Use it as a guideline to pull a heavier rope through a tough spot

Seal punctures (melt nylon and let it seal

Create a tie ladder

SELF-DEFENSE/HUNTING

Tripwire

Retraints/handcuffs

Grip for a knife/axe/club

Sling for a rifle

Traps and snares

Fishing net (inner strands)

Fishing line (inner strands)

Rosk sling

Sring a bow

Monkeyfist

Measure distance with it

Bullwhip

Tripwire alarm (attach to tin cans or anything to make noise)

Secure a door to prevent forced entry

Rifle bore cleaner (tie knots and drag through)

Hang/spread animals while skinning and cleaning

Make a spear by tying knife to the tip of a pole or branch

Ghillie suit

MEDICAL/RESCUE

Secure a splint

Make a tourniquet

Make a sling for your arm

Emergency suture material (inner threads) when there is nothing else available

Pull someone out of a pit or a deep hole

Make a stretcher

Attach a safety line when working in dangerous areas

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