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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Video Guides for Climbs, Aborists, Workers and All

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 2/19/2019 to Tree Climbing Gear
Video Guides for Climbs, Aborists, Workers and All
We wanted to put a bunch of the new videos in one place so that you could easily click through them to learn a bunch!

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Leveraging Mechanical Advantage to Pull Over Trees

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 1/17/2019 to Tree Climbing Gear
Leveraging Mechanical Advantage to Pull Over Trees
Using pulleys to create additional mechanical advantage helps add as much pull as possible, and is a great way to get those big flops and drop jobs on the ground! Let’s take a look at some easy ways to create a mechanical advantage!

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Properly Caring For Your Climbing Equipment

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 1/17/2019 to Tree Climbing Gear
Properly Caring For Your Climbing Equipment
How careful are you with your tree climbing equipment?

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Introducing the Incredibly Versatile Akimbo Climbing Device

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 12/27/2018 to Tree Climbing Gear
Introducing the Incredibly Versatile Akimbo Climbing Device
The newest climbing tool with solutions for many types of climbers.

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Technology for Trees--Tracking, Treating, and Tabulating!

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 11/27/2018 to Tree Climbing Gear
Technology for Trees--Tracking, Treating, and Tabulating!
Here is a list of some techy websites and apps that we think are really making it easy to learn, become more efficient, as well as track what you are doing with trees!

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Beat the Winter Chill: Cold Weather Gear Ideas

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 10/24/2018 to Tree Climbing Gear
Beat the Winter Chill: Cold Weather Gear Ideas
With the right protection, you can stand the cold and keep operations running smoothly and warmly.

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Climbing Comp Tips that Will Help Maximize Your Score

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 9/21/2018 to Tree Climbing Gear
Climbing Comp Tips that Will Help Maximize Your Score

I know we’ve talked about tree climbing comps many times in the past so for those of you that don’t like them, we’re sorry, but for those of you that love them as we do, hopefully, you can pull some useful climbing comp tips out of this blog for your next competition! Tree climbing comps are a great time to meet new climbers, as well as meet up with old friends that you’ve met over the years. On top of that, they are a great way to refine some of the skills that you’ve been using at work to make your days a bit more efficient and maybe improve upon some of the things you do, like ascending faster!


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The NEW treeMOTION

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 8/28/2018 to Tree Climbing Gear
The NEW treeMOTION

For those of you that have been using a Tree Motion harness since it was originally released, you know exactly how awesome this harness is! The Tree Motion (TM) was designed with the movement of the climber in mind and combines things like a wide back pad for comfort and a longer rope bridge that is attached between the legs and hips, creating an amazing amount of movement, all in a neat package!


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