Tag Archives: climbing tools

Choosing a Carabiner

There are many different varieties of carabiners on the market. This article will explain the ones used for tree climbing. Whether you choose SL (screw-lock), TL (twist-lock), or BL (ball-lock) is based on intended use and/or personal preference. Carabiners are … Continue reading






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Petzl ZigZag in Stock at Pinnacle Arborist Supplies

Available this month, the Petzl ZigZag mechanical prusik allows the climber to move around efficiently using the classic prusik/pulley system technique. When climbing with the ZigZag at the Petzl workshop at TCIA in Baltimore, I was amazed at how smooth and … Continue reading






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All About Tree Climbing Tools

What are tree climbing tools? Tree climbing tools encompass all the gear necessary to safely climb trees. Usually this gear is used by professionals who climb for work or instructors who teach others how to do the same. Tree climbing … Continue reading






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