The Climb Begins
This maple tree had a failure, and, it being close to a power line, the owner chose to completely remove the tree.
Revving Up the J.P. Carlton 2012 Wood Chipper
The Maple Tree Becomes More and More Bare
Removing a Maple Tree Step by Step, Limb by Limb
The key is safety, planning each step, and knowing with experience which limbs to cut in what order.
Throwing Rigging Line to a Limb Up Above
You get good at dangling from a tree and aiming your rigging line to secure limbs you're about to trim.
Starting the Stihl Chainsaw High Up in the Maple Tree
Removing a Tree is a Big Job
A View of the Maple Tree's Beautiful Canopy
A Quick Respite - Checking Out the View from Up High
Removing the Maple Tree Limb with the Stihl Chainsaw
Securing a Branch to be Cut, Lowered, and Removed
Preparing to Get Across the Gap
You Can't Be Scared of Heights
Bracing A Large Limb for Removal
Making Sure the Knots are Tight
Using the Stihl Chainsaw
Puma™ Harness Complete with Arborist Equipment