It has occurred to me many times at the uniqueness of climbing trees for a living. Many times I am asked if I rock climb, or other high angle leisure pursuits. I always say no, that five days a week hanging from a rope is enough. I have never really been much of a recreational climber. Sure I have climbed for fun with friends and family, but by far it is the exception for me not the rule.
Getting to the top of a tree in a recreation climb gives me a bit of a hollow feeling. What should I do next? Where is the work? Habit I guess.
There are exceptions though. They usually deal with my daughter, as do many things these days. I realize I can give her unique perspectives, indicative of my eclectic skill set. Which is a fancy way of saying, not all dads climb trees and teach others the same.
Here are two examples of our exploits and the casual and sometimes didactic reasons behind them.
I would love to hear some of your experiences wether they be aerial or not. As always, if at any time I can be of help in facilitating anything like the following two videos show then please get in touch.