Originally Posted by JohnSawyer
Running Bowline? gotta look that up!
Pull the standing end through the loop of a normal bowline (or tie the bowline around the standing end), now you can pull the knot up into the tree. Tie a second rope (paracord, mule tape, shoelaces, whatever you got) to the bowline loop before you pull it up, and you can pull it back down to retrieve your rope when you are done.