trees

Don't Look Down!
safely fastened onto a maple tree branch
Starting the Stihl Chainsaw High Up in the Maple Tree
Starting the Stihl Chainsaw High Up in the Maple Tree
Removing a Tree is a Big Job
removing a failing maple tree
A View of the Maple Tree's Beautiful Canopy
Maple Tree Canopy
Removing the Maple Tree Limb with the Stihl Chainsaw
Removing the Maple Tree Limb with the Stihl Chainsaw
Securing a Branch to be Cut, Lowered, and Removed
Securing a Branch to be Cut, Lowered, and Removed
Traversing the Gap
using rope to securely traverse the gap between one limb and another
Preparing to Get Across the Gap
Preparing to Get Across the Gap
Port-A-Wrap Lowering Device
This is a deceptively simple looking device. It is indispensable in the field. Tree work is grueling work, and with the port-a-wrap lowering device, a single person, with relative ease, can safely lower huge limbs trimmed from the top of a tree.
Port-A-Wrap Lowering Device
Maple Tree Bark
Maple Tree Bark
You Can't Be Scared of Heights
Lowering a Large Limb
Lowering a Large Maple Tree Limb
Bracing A Large Limb for Removal
preparing a large limb for removal
Surveying the Maple Tree
Surveying the Maple Tree
Making Sure the Knots are Tight
tightening the climbing rope
Using the Stihl Chainsaw
perched in a maple tree using stihl chainsaw, trimming a maple tree limb one at a time
A View From Above
strapped into the crotch of the maple tree
Taking in the View
perched in a maple tree
Climbing a Maple Tree
climbing a maple tree
Bald Cypress and Climbing Rope

Climbing rope installed in bald cypress

Bald Cypress and Climbing Rope
Bald Cypress

Climbing rope installed in bald cypress

climbing rope installed in bald cypress

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