Tree Climbing for Arborists

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Designed for people interested in arboriculture, this course will help students develop their climbing skills. Learn techniques such as rope setting, knot tying, body thrusting, doublecrotching, foot locking, and limb walking. Taught on Garden grounds, this class offers expert instruction and critique. Wear comfortable clothing, sturdy work or hiking boots, and light leather or cloth gloves. All other equipment is provided.

Required Textbook
Tree Climber's Guide by S.J. Lilly
Publisher: International Society of Arboriculture
Year: 2021
4th Edition

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