This 16 – 18-hour course is for individuals who wish to climb trees recreationally. During the course, you will learn to climb large trees by using a Moving Rope Technique (MRS, formerly DdRT). You will also learn how to select trees and install and set up a moving rope climbing system. In this hands-on course, much of the time will be spent tying knots and practicing skills. We will cover what gear you need and how to select the proper equipment for your climbing goals.
Who should take this course?
This is the perfect course for tree workers wishing to learn new and more efficient climbing techniques and recreationalists interested in exploring large trees.
Gear for Tree Climbing
Knots and Hitches
Installing the Climbing System
Moving Rope Climbing Technique
Tree Inspection and Identification
Practice Session and Review of Skills
Positioning and Transitions
Introduction to the Hitch Climber System
Gear Care, Storage, and Maintenance
Price includes comprehensive PDF resources, help customizing your tree climbing kit, and a discount code for treestuff.com.
All tree equipment is included for use throughout the course. Students will need to purchase there own personal kit after the course.