How to escape backticks in Markdown

How to escape backticks when you're trying to write inline code blocks with Markdown

So recently I was writing an article on Slack formatting and ran into quite a bit of difficulty with trying to do inline code formatting around a backtick, like this: `

So how did I end up with this? You have to wrap your backtick in double backticks to achieve this (it gets terribly meta).

`` ` ``

I ran into even more difficulty trying to put three backticks into inline code and eventually gave up! So if you have any idea how this is done, please let me know!

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