Redirecting Rigging Forces

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 10/28/2014 to Tree Climbing Gear
Redirecting Rigging Forces

redirecting tree rigging forces

As we all know, wood is much stronger when pulled or pushed straight along it’s grain opposed to bent across it’s grain. By applying this force downward on a leaning rigging point we are applying lots of force across the grain. This is a very easy way to break out a rigging point and possibly cause a catastrophic failure. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE!

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Forces In Rigging

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 10/10/2014 to Tree Climbing Gear
Forces In Rigging

Forces In Tree Rigging

Most arborists know about blocks, pulleys, rigging lines, SRT, and rope wrenches but how much do they know about physics? When we ask climbers coming to the Bartlett Arborist Supply open house they tend to laugh and snicker or roll their eyes. What many arborists don’t understand, is that we are confronted with physics right in front of our faces every day! CLICK HERE TO READ MORE!

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Salewa Boots

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 10/6/2014 to Tree Climbing Gear
Salewa Boots

Salewa Boots

We are going to discuss a new boot we just got into the shop today! The Salewa Mountain Trainer mids are an absolute pleasure to climb in. These boots are originally designed for hikers and alpine climbers for their approach boot... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE!

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