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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Why a Facebook Page is Critical for Your Business

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 7/23/2020
Why a Facebook Page is Critical for Your Business

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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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5 Ways to Boost Customer Service While on a Client’s Property

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 6/23/2020 to Tree Climbing Safety
5 Ways to Boost Customer Service While on a Client’s Property
“Our #1 goal is customer service, anyone can do tree work. Our priorities are: great customer service and no property damage"

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Does Your Knot Reduce the Strength of Your Rope?

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 5/29/2020 to Tree Climbing Safety
Does Your Knot Reduce the Strength of Your Rope?
Throughout our day as an arborist, depending on the exact work order, we could be tying a knot hundreds of times. When it comes to a large removal or even speed lining the limbs of a large conifer, the amount of knots tied throughout the day can

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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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Activities To Keep You At the Top Of Your Game

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 4/28/2020 to Climbing News
Activities To Keep You At the Top Of Your Game
Keep yourself busy this summer with these activities.

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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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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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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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Staying Employable in the Tree Work Industry

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 2/24/2020 to Tree Climbing Safety
Staying Employable in the Tree Work Industry
There are several things that the best arborist employees have in common. They are inquisitive, knowledgeable, and generally upbeat in attitude.

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Employer Basics 101

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 1/23/2020 to Climbing News
Employer Basics 101
A guide to treating your employees right.

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Save Your Shoulders With This Tip

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 1/23/2020 to Tree Climbing Safety
Save Your Shoulders With This Tip
Through my experience, I’ve seen different types of injuries that have prevented people from working as well as prevented some from coming back to work altogether. Let’s have a discussion on a repeated use injury that is far too common in our industry and how we can try to keep it at a minimum from this point forward!

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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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