With the proper training and gear, recreational tree climbing can be safe for both the tree and the climber.
Climbers must always be securely fastened to a rope and use appropriate gear. Always protect trees from abrasion and incidental damage by properly placing temporary anchors and cambium savers.
General Rules For Safe Tree Climbing
Please visit the Tree Climbers International website for the detailed Tree Climbing Rules.
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4 “Must Know” Rules For Tree Climbing in the Great Outdoors
1. Know your trees
2. Know your surroundings
3. Be prepared
4. Be aware of others