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


Schedule: 3 Saturdays, 6/8-6/22 (rain date 6/29), 10am-3:30pm
Only 14 days left to register!
Times: 10:00am-03:30pm EDT
Instructor: Will Vitagliano Will Vitagliano
Francisco Davila

Francisco Davila
Location: NYBG, Watson Room 307
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458
Session Number: 244HRT304
Price Non-Member (Includes Materials) : $495.00
Member (Includes Materials) : $450.00
Waitlist: $0.00
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