Follow ClimbingArborist.com as they document some of the interesting jobs and climbs we tackle as Arborists working and playing in Western Canada.
We will constantly be adding clips to the video blog when jobs come along that are worth sharing, so make sure you check back soon.
Date: 17th April, 2019
How we remove a tree : The fundamentals
Date: 2nd April, 2019
How we remove a tree : Simple Birch tree removal
Date: 13th March, 2019
How we remove a tree : Douglas Fir tree removal using a basic speed line setup
Date: 26th February, 2019
Climbing 'Big Lonely Doug', Canada's 2nd largest Douglas Fir tree
Date: 21st October, 2018
Canopy reduction tree pruning
Date: 13th October, 2018
Wildlife habitat creation project | Inoculating trees with fungus
Date: 4th October, 2018
Dan's story of contracting Lyme disease
Date: 23rd September, 2018
Drone rescue #3 | How much is it worth?
Date: 8th September, 2018
Drone rescue #2 with crash footage
Date: 23rd August, 2018
Husqvarna T536Li XP | How long does the battery last?
Date: 24th July, 2018
Creating a wildlife stem from a diseased Maple tree
Date: 12th July, 2018
Testing the Husqvarna battery saw on a small tree removal
Date: 13th April, 2018
Tree top drone rescue #1
Date: 1st April, 2018
Cedar tree removal & Maple tree hazard pruning
Date: 10th March, 2018
Wood drying kiln setup and storage for slabs
Date: 2nd March, 2018
2 Hemlock tree removals in the sun & snow
Date: 20th February, 2018
Cedrus deodara tree removal & milling the trunk with an Alaskan mill
Date: 17th February, 2018
Hazard pruning a Douglas Fir on Eagle Island
Date: 19th October, 2017
Silky saw injury while pruning
Date: 13th October 2018
Doulas Fir tree removal using Sena bluetooth | Communication is key
Good communication is paramount within arboriculture. This video demonstrates how clear lines of communication can be if the staff on site are equipment with bluetooth communication systems, how much more efficient the site can run, with less stress and frustration from shouting.
Date: 3rd August 2014
Work climb practice with George Keays
An evening out practicing some work climbs before the B.C. Tree climbing championships (filmed with a drone)
Date: 11th May 2014
Sweet Chestnut pruning using the V-rig system
A short film of a Sweet Chestnut tree that we had to prune to remove the deadwood, prune back from the property and lightly thin the canopy. A really good tree to setup a V-rig system for excellent work positioning. If you haven't tried this climbing system before, give it a go.
Date: 20th November 2013
Night climb in an old growth Douglas Fir tree
'Night climb', Filmed on an Old growth tree climbing expedition with a great group of Arborists on the north shore of Vancouver, B.C.
I thought it would be great to see this tree in a different light (no pun intended) also I needed a little warming up.
Date: 23rd August 2013
Hazard pruning of 6 large Douglas Fir trees at a school in West Vancouver, B.C.
Date: 26th May 2013
Recreational old growth tree climbing
Dan, Shane, Matt and Paul head down to the Pacific Spirit regional park in Vancouver, to find two huge old growth Douglas Fir standing side by side. With some S.R.T, trying some new techniques and a great traverse setup by Shane it made for a brilliant day in the canopy.
Date: 8th May 2013
Dan, Matt and Elliot head out for a recreational climb on a glorious evening after work in a fantastic big leaf Maple.
Date: 6th March 2013
Is this the best office view?
In this blog we get the chance to work on a breathtaking property in West Vancouver, on which we were required to carry out some pruning work on a large Douglas Fir tree right by the ocean. Another chance to get out the SRT gear.
Date: 16th February 2013
Tree climbing fun with the boys
A fun Saturday out with a few fellow tree climbers with some surprisingly nice weather on the north shore in Lighthouse park, West Vancouver, Canada. We climbed 2 Adjacent Douglas Fir trees, tried out some of each others kit and had a bit of a traverse from one tree to another.
Date: 17th January 2013
Felling into a creek below
I was given a great and very unique opportunity of felling a tree down 150ft into a canyon. Its not often you see the tree keep falling like this!!
Date: 15th January 2013
A week working among trees that seemed to go on forever. A mixture of Douglas Fir, Western red Cedar and Hemlock all growing well beyond the 170ft mark.