WELCOME TO TREE CLIMB CONNECTICUT, LLC
Tree Climb Connecticut takes full advantage of the beautiful state and county parks that Connecticut is known for while providing classroom training in a convenient centralized location.
Located in Coventry and Manchester Connecticut just a few miles outside of the Greater Hartford area. Tree Climb Connecticut provides a unique climbing area with excellent tall trees and forest are containing Maple, Oak , Ash and Pine.
We offer complete classes for Recreational Climbers, Saddle Hunters, Arborists, tree workers and home owners. All students are taught how to recognize and report the invasive species that threaten our trees such as the Asian Long Horn Beetle and the Emerald Ash Borer.
Mike is a certified NETC Instructor, with years of experience as a guide, outdoorsman and is a enthusiastic instructor.
SADDLE HUNTING TREE CLIMBING CLASS
The class is for those who wish to learn the newest innovation to come to hunting itself and be able to climb easily and safely on their own. It teaches non- invasive methods of climbing that don’t damage trees in any way there by keeping landowners happy. If you can climb a ladder you can rope climb up. Climbers learn methods that have been used for decades throughout the arborist industry to safely climb and be comfortable in trees for hours. This combined with the newest equipment developed in all climbing sports makes for quick and safe ascents into the canopy. The class is 1 day and special arrangements can often be made if the posted schedule is not convenient. The day starts off with the basic lessons about safety and technique and then afterward with a climb in the trees that are already set. Then it’s off to learn more about how to select the proper trees; how to set the rope..even in the dark; what sort of rope and other equipment is needed; how to tie the proper knots etc. That afternoon, you get to use everything you learned, selecting the tree, throwing and setting the ropes and then tying the knots….then you climb the tree you prepared. All equipment is provided except work gloves that the student needs to bring. At the completion of the class students receive picture ID cards and discounts with the major equipment manufacturers.
Learn thiongs such as : How to install a rope when the tree you need doesn’t have a limb or crotch where you need one. What saddles are most comfortable for you. How to install a rope where you want without throwing it. How to install a rope quietly in the dark and pull your gear up as you need it. What method uses the pully affect to make climbing a snap by making you feel stronger and you and your gear much lighter.
RECREATIONAL TREE CLIMBING
The class is for those who wish to learn about the sport itself and be able to climb on their own. The class lasts 1 full day and special arrangements can often be made if the posted schedule is not convenient. The day starts off with the basic lessons about safety and technique and then after a climb in trees already set, it’s off to learn more about how to select the proper trees; how to throw and set the ropes; what sort of ropes and other equipment is needed; how to tie the proper knots etc. The afternoon is spent practicing
Then you get to use everything you learned, selecting the tree, throwing and setting the ropes and then tying the knots….then you climb the tree you prepared. We also go over the various equipment that is available throughout the arborist industry. All equipment is supplied .
Upon course completion a certification card and certificate is issued. Recreational Tree Climbing $300 single or $270 per person for you and a friend. Email Mike or call to verify availability (860) 918-0415 , then make reservations under our Classes link.