Step by Step – A systems approach to climbing and safety
As with all complex tasks, production tree climbing is a series of processes, actions and forethought. A useful way to combine the physical and mental challenges of modern tree climbing with the proper skills and tools is to use a systems approach. Addressing the task of accessing, ascending and working a tree as a series of systems allows the climber to stay focused, consistent and efficient. When safety, as a core value, is integrated into a systems approach, the climber adds health, professional longevity and proficiency to the job.