Resources

Arborist Skills – Climber Work Positioning

Ascent and descent make up a small percentage of what occurs during tree-climbing operations. Much of the time in the canopy is spent in a work position. When we stop climbing to accomplish the specific tasks/objectives of the job order, we must position ourselves in a manner not only to safely accomplish the task but […]

Teufelberger treeMOTION evo Product Review

Mark Bridge gave an overview and demonstration of Teufelberger’s new treeMotion evo (trademarked treeMOTION evo) climbing saddle in the Unboxing Ring at the 2019 TCI EXPO in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mark Bridge has been a practicing arborist since 1990 and a co-owner of Treemagineers, Ltd., based in Ranouch Station, Scotland, Great Britain, since 2000. He is […]

Tools of the Trade for Tree Climbing

One of the greatest benefits of being a tree climber is the ability to climb the style you wish to climb, as long as it’s within the parameters set forth by the ANSI Z133 and A300 standards. We have never had so many tools available to us as an industry as we do now, and […]

TCIA Product Review: All Gear Soft Rig Rigging Slings

Donny Coffey, CTSP, and owner of Nature’s Canopy Tree Services in Tyronne, Pennsylvania, gave a review of the All Gear soft Rig Rigging Slings to trade-show attendees during TCI EXPO 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This review reflects the thoughts and opinions of the reviewer as a user and does not constitute or imply an endorsement […]

TCIA Product Review: The Ronin Lift Power Ascender

One of the health-related issues that climbers throughout the tree care industry struggle with is repetitive stress on muscles and joints. Climbing activities, such as ascending tall trees, can be harmful to joints and muscles. Ronin has addressed that problem by designing an innovative climbing tool that allows climbers to access the tops of the […]

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