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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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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Is Hiring a Contract Climber a Good Idea For Your Company?

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 12/27/2018 to Tree Climbing Safety
Is Hiring a Contract Climber a Good Idea For Your Company?
Find out why tree care companies hire contract climbers for extra work.

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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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Improving Tree Health in an Urban Landscape

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 11/27/2018 to Climbing News
Improving Tree Health in an Urban Landscape
Let’s talk about a couple ways to help make soil a bit healthier for your tree!

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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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How to Run a Better Tree Service: Delegating to Your Employees

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 10/24/2018
How to Run a Better Tree Service: Delegating to Your Employees
Run a better tree service by delegating tasks to your employees.

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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 Competition and Camaraderie of Tree Jam Camp

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 9/21/2018 to Climbing News
The Competition and Camaraderie of Tree Jam Camp

Another year, another Tree Jam Camp!! As someone who has attended it from its inception it’s been awesome to watch the transition from a one day competition in a small Port Huron Park to a three day event at a beautiful beachside camp. What started as a fun and low key competition has gradually morphed over the years into a low key tree family reunion. Yes, it’s still a competition of sorts, but that’s not the main purpose. The main purpose of Tree Jam Camp always has been and always will be camaraderie.


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5 Steps for Starting Up Your Own Tree Service

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 8/28/2018 to Climbing News
5 Steps for Starting Up Your Own Tree Service

If you’ve ever watched an established tree company work, you might assume it started out exactly the same way you are seeing it today: established. That probably couldn’t be further from the truth. The amount of times I’ve heard an owner of a tree service say he or she started with nothing more than a pick-up truck and a saw has happened more times than I can remember.


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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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4 Easy Ways to Make Additional Income with Your Scrap Wood

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 7/25/2018 to Climbing News
4 Easy Ways to Make Additional Income with Your Scrap Wood

As you probably already know, being in the Tree Industry is high risk, but high reward. It’s actually rated the #1 most dangerous job in the USA. It can also be costly to start up and maintain, but again, the rewards are also high.


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5 Vacations In the USA for the Tree Lover

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 7/25/2018 to Climbing News
5 Vacations In the USA for the Tree Lover

If you’re looking for a vacation that also serves as a tree lover destination you can pull into this park and be in instant and unmatched awe! Sequoia National Park is full of simply breathtaking, unbelievable trees that reach to the sky at heights most of us have never seen before!


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Some Love for Our Under-Appreciated Gear

Posted by Professional Tree Climber on 7/25/2018 to Tree Climbing Gear
Some Love for Our Under-Appreciated Gear

Have you ever thought about all the gear that you use on a daily basis? Have you thought about the harness that you put on everyday or the biners that get beat up at the bottom of your gear bag? How about some of the stuff that is your “go to” gear that is surely getting used and, more than likely, slightly abused day-after-day? We want to give a huge shout out to all that under-appreciated gear that keeps holding tons of weight or makes your day easier without you ever giving it a second thought. Here’s to you, lowly, under-appreciated gear!


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