Advanced Throw Line Techniques

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 8/28/2020 to Tree Climbing Gear
Advanced Throw Line Techniques
From our previous blog post about basic throw line techniques, we covered 3 different ways of throwing your throw line into the tree. (Just to clarify, when the term throw line is used, I am referring to a throw bag attached to the throw line as

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The Basics of Using a Throw Line and Weight

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 7/23/2020 to Tree Climbing Gear
The Basics of Using a Throw Line and Weight
Let’s discuss what throw line is, how to throw it and what some of the best uses for throw line are!

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Plant Health Care - Are You Already Doing It Without Even Knowing?

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 6/23/2020 to Tree Climbing Gear
Plant Health Care - Are You Already Doing It Without Even Knowing?

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Understanding Acronyms in the Tree Climbing Industry

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 5/29/2020 to Tree Climbing Gear
Understanding Acronyms in the Tree Climbing Industry
What do all those letters mean when it comes to climbing?

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Useful Technology, Apps and Websites

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 4/28/2020 to Tree Climbing Gear
Useful Technology, Apps and Websites
In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdowns that many of us are in at the moment, we figured it was a good time to talk about some technology apps and websites that might make your life easier for the time being.

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Which Pulley Carabiner is Best For You?

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 3/27/2020 to Tree Climbing Gear
Which Pulley Carabiner is Best For You?
What is the best carabiner for a speed line set up? How about for a quick redirect for your rigging line while doing some light rigging? What about when you need a quick and easy mechanical advantage?

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Using the Petzl Chicane in Your SRT Climbing System

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 3/27/2020 to Tree Climbing Gear
Using the Petzl Chicane in Your SRT Climbing System
Many climbers that have gone over to the “dark side” (aka SRT, SRS) of climbing have probably been chomping at the bit for the uber-responsive Petzl Zig Zag to have an SRT-compatible companion!

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Interview with Competitive Tree Climber Joshua Burr

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 2/24/2020 to Tree Climbing Gear
Interview with Competitive Tree Climber Joshua Burr
We sit down in competitive tree climber Joshua Burr.

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Tips for winter layering that will keep you warmer

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 12/26/2019 to Tree Climbing Gear
Tips for winter layering that will keep you warmer
Stay warm this winter season with our tips for properly bundling up.

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Great Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Tree Service Crew

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 11/22/2019 to Tree Climbing Gear
Great Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Tree Service Crew
'Tis the season of Christmas where, if you’re a boss or owner, play Santa and gift bonuses and presents so we thought we would put together an awesome list of gift ideas your crew will love and benefit from!

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Understanding the Different Types of Slings

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 10/21/2019 to Tree Climbing Gear
Understanding the Different Types of Slings
We get a lot of questions about all the different kinds of slings and what they should be used for. When it comes to tree removal, rigging, and climbing, different slings can make a big difference in what you are planning on doing while aloft or on the ground. Let’s take a look at some of our different options and get an idea of what they should be used for!

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The Gear You Can't Live Without!

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 9/18/2019 to Tree Climbing Gear
The Gear You Can't Live Without!
What is the one piece of gear you wouldn't want to climb without?

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Good Rigging Control System

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 8/27/2019 to Tree Climbing Gear
Good Rigging Control System
The importance of a Good Rigging Control System, or GRCS.

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An Interview with "ArborJet Joe" Aiken

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 7/23/2019 to Tree Climbing Gear
An Interview with
An Interview with "Arborjet Joe" Aiken

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Easily Open Your Climbing Carabiner with These Tips

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 2/19/2019 to Tree Climbing Gear
Easily Open Your Climbing Carabiner with These Tips
Watch this video to see how to easily open a climbing carabiner with one hand!

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