Climbing

Getting Hooked on Traversing

When tree climbers talk about traversing, they are referring to the action of moving horizontally through the treetops to cross spans of distance without having to descend. This practice really speeds up a climb and allows the climber to move easily within a spreading tree or even to adjacent trees. You might decide you will […]

Arborist Skills – Climber Crane Tie-In

Blake Duval, CTSP demonstrates how to safely perform a climber crane tie-in. Before putting a saddle on and getting right to work, you must make equipment inspection part of the job. Equipment gets inspected every time before use. That frees the mind to then start thinking about the work on hand that day without wondering […]

Climber Crane Tie-In

Before I even think about putting my saddle on and getting right to work, I make equipment inspection part of the job. My equipment gets inspected every time before I toss it on. That frees up my mind to then start thinking about the work we have at hand that day without wondering about my […]

Tips for Your Next Crane Job

After decades of working with cranes, I have learned some simple techniques and tips that help me gain safety and add productivity to nearly every job. One necessary ingredient that will solely rely on you is deciding when to use these tips. Tips are great to have in your arsenal, but success is shaped by […]

The Ronin Lift Power Ascender

This product was “unboxed” by Corey J. Shepard at the Unboxing Ring on the show floor during TCI EXPO 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Unboxing Ring is a product-spotlight area of TCI EXPO that provides select exhibitors the opportunity to feature their newest products. If you missed the Unboxing Ring product reviews at last year’s […]

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