Questions about tree climbing as the separate outdoor discipline or as the measure for other activities, such as geocaching, orienteering or birdwatching.

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How to get started as a arborist [migrated]

How would I a person with little arboriculture experience(basically cutting down a few trees) get started? Are there arborist apprentices? Thank you in advance.
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When should you use gear to climb a tree?

After a long night of geocaching with some friends, one of them had a car full of climbing gear which he said he used for tree climbing - if the cache is up a tree. A couple of times now myself or my ...
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Some mobile helper for tree climbing?

When I do geocaching, I meet sometimes caches on trees. Some of them can be climbed by me without equipment, but in some cases I miss some flexibility or height to reach them :) Is there any mobile ...
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How to estimate is the branch thick enough to stand on it?

Some geocaches are placed high on trees: You need to climb there to log. But standing on too thin branch can be very dangerous. Is there a formula to estimate how thick must be a branch of a ...