Tips From The Canopy

Tips From The Canopy

<Span>TFTC #35</Span> Top 10 Tools Every Climber Needs: Part 3

TFTC #35 Top 10 Tools Every Climber Needs: Part 3

Sherrilltree Nov 15th 2021
This is part three of the top tools every climber needs. We've covered saddles, climbing lines, a climbing system, loop runners, carabiners, foot ascenders, lanyards, and helmets, handsaws. … read more about TFTC #35 Top 10 Tools Every Climber Needs: Part 3
Rope Runner Pro Inspection Notice

Rope Runner Pro Inspection Notice

Safety Update Nov 11th 2021
THE ISSUE Notch Equipment has received limited reports of users experiencing malfunctioning “Birds” while using the Rope Runner Pro. We ask you to do a manual inspection and a function test of your … read more about Rope Runner Pro Inspection Notice
<Span>TFTC #34</Span> Top 10 Tools Every Climber Needs: Part 2

TFTC #34 Top 10 Tools Every Climber Needs: Part 2

Sherrilltree Oct 28th 2021
Let's get into part two of the top tools every climber needs. In part one, we coverered saddles, climbing lines, climbing systems, and loop runners. Be sure to check out part one, and stay tuned for part three! … read more about TFTC #34 Top 10 Tools Every Climber Needs: Part 2
<span>TFTC #33</span> Top 10 Tools Every Climber Needs: Part 1

TFTC #33 Top 10 Tools Every Climber Needs: Part 1

Sherrilltree Oct 20th 2021
Whether you’re buying your first climbing kit, or putting kits together for new climbers on your team, the hardest part is making sure you’ve thought of everything before you click Buy, right? … read more about TFTC #33 Top 10 Tools Every Climber Needs: Part 1
<span>TFTC #31</span> How to Buy the Best Climbing Gear for You

TFTC #31 How to Buy the Best Climbing Gear for You

Sherrilltree Sep 10th 2021
This could be the most difficult job you’ll ever have. But, if you stick with it long enough, it might become the best job you’ll ever have. Sadly, most ground workers don't last very long. The majority quit within the first c … read more about TFTC #31 How to Buy the Best Climbing Gear for You
Cases of Slippage with ZIGZAG / ZIGZAG PLUS / ZILLON

Cases of Slippage with ZIGZAG / ZIGZAG PLUS / ZILLON

Safety Update Sep 2nd 2021
Read below for an important notice from PETZL: Read the official document on PETZL's website here. We have received reports of users experiencing rope slippage while using the ZIGZAG, ZIGZAG PLUS and … read more about Cases of Slippage with ZIGZAG / ZIGZAG PLUS / ZILLON
URGENT: RopeGuide Safety Inspection

URGENT: RopeGuide Safety Inspection

Safety Update Aug 9th 2021
Safety in the industry is our highest concern. Please review the following notification in regards to the ART RopeGuide 2010 and Twinline: https://www.freeworker.de/en/2019/01/16/safety-information-ropeguide-2010-and-tw … read more about URGENT: RopeGuide Safety Inspection
Notice for the  Edelrid TREEREX Harness

Notice for the Edelrid TREEREX Harness

Safety Update Jun 25th 2021
Since mid-2020, EDELRID has been advised of 32 cases (as of June 18, 2021) showing defects with the 28 mm Triple Lock (TL) buckles on the TREEREX harness. In the majority of these cases, the plastic housing on the buckle had loosened, and i … read more about Notice for the Edelrid TREEREX Harness
Notice for the Notch Sentinel Harness

Notice for the Notch Sentinel Harness

Safety Update Jun 18th 2021
It has come to our attention that two (2) Notch Equipment Sentinel harnesses have had the plastic housing on the waist buckle come apart. This plastic housing is used to keep the waist buckle seated in position and is not part of a primary l … read more about Notice for the Notch Sentinel Harness
<span>TFTC #27</span> A Must Have (but hope to never use) Kit

TFTC #27 A Must Have (but hope to never use) Kit

Sherrilltree Jun 10th 2021
Several shiny tools and devices beckon us to click Buy Now! Mechanical hitches, ascenders, swivels, and such make our lives easier while we’re aloft, but what about first aid kits? The excitement dies, right? I mean, it’s just … read more about TFTC #27 A Must Have (but hope to never use) Kit
<span>TFTC #26</span> Make Hydration Happen

TFTC #26 Make Hydration Happen

Sherrilltree May 20th 2021
As spring turns to summer and busy season kicks into overdrive, every tailgate safety meeting happening right now is about hydration. Many are learning how to tell when they’re dehydrated. They’re learning about all the bodily f … read more about TFTC #26 Make Hydration Happen
<span>TFTC#23</span> Phil Kelley on Rigging

TFTC#23 Phil Kelley on Rigging

Sherrilltree Mar 24th 2021
This year for the 2021 Master catalog, we got the chance to interview several leaders in the arborist community about their knowledge on different subject matters. W … read more about TFTC#23 Phil Kelley on Rigging
<span>TFTC #21</span> Jared Abrojena on Ropes

TFTC #21 Jared Abrojena on Ropes

Sherrilltree Mar 11th 2021
This year for the 2021 Master catalog, we got the chance to interview several leaders in the arborist community about their knowledge on differe … read more about TFTC #21 Jared Abrojena on Ropes
<span>TFTC #20</span> Tyler Zuniga on PPE

TFTC #20 Tyler Zuniga on PPE

By Daryl Stanley Feb 25th 2021
This year for the 2021 Master catalog, we got the chance to interview several leaders in the arborist community about their knowl … read more about TFTC #20 Tyler Zuniga on PPE
Tree Talk with Jared

Tree Talk with Jared

Video Feb 11th 2021
Here we sit down with world champion, tree climber, and arborist Jared Abrojena to discuss the important of safety, tra … read more about Tree Talk with Jared
Notice for the Notch Rope Runner Pro

Notice for the Notch Rope Runner Pro

Safety Update Feb 2nd 2021
It has been brought to our attention that on a small number of the 53420 Rope Runner Pro devices, the bolt that holds the lever plate stationary during the loading and unloading of the rope, can back out during use. The … read more about Notice for the Notch Rope Runner Pro
<span>Brand Spotlight</span> Samson Rope

Brand Spotlight Samson Rope

Sherrilltree Team Oct 8th 2020
We recently spoke with Gavin McWilliams, Technologies Global Product Manager for industrial and specialty ropes at Samson Ropes on what is next … read more about Brand Spotlight Samson Rope
<span>Brand Spotlight</span> Notch Equipment

Brand Spotlight Notch Equipment

Sherrilltree Team Aug 21st 2020
We recently spoke with Mike Ziecik, the product management director of Notch Equipment (@notchequipment), on the arborist industry and what’ … read more about Brand Spotlight Notch Equipment
Inspection Notice for ISC Triple Action Snaps

Inspection Notice for ISC Triple Action Snaps

Safety Update Jun 10th 2020
Read the PDF below for the safety information for the ISC Triple Action Snap Hooks. Part numbers #33741, #33392, #34065, and any product containing these snaps should be inspected. Download the Inspection Notice … read more about Inspection Notice for ISC Triple Action Snaps
<span>Brand Spotlight</span> Clogger

Brand Spotlight Clogger

Sherrilltree Team Dec 16th 2019
SHERRILLtree recently spoke with the founder and owner of Clogger (@cloggernz) Lincoln Smith, about his business in Clogger … read more about Brand Spotlight Clogger
DMM Nexus Swivel Safety Notice

DMM Nexus Swivel Safety Notice

Oct 24th 2019
DMM has recently made us aware of an incorrectly assembled DMM Nexus swivel body. DMM assures us this initial investigation indicates that this is an isolated, one-off occurrence affecting a  … read more about DMM Nexus Swivel Safety Notice
Safety Update for Sequoia and Sequoia SRT

Safety Update for Sequoia and Sequoia SRT

Sep 20th 2019
Read below for the safety information for the tree care harnesses Sequoia and Sequoia SRT: Safety Information in English (PDF) Information sécurité en français (PDF) Cl … read more about Safety Update for Sequoia and Sequoia SRT
<span>Brand Spotlight</span> Petzl

Brand Spotlight Petzl

Sherrilltree Team Sep 10th 2019
Sherrilltree recently spoke with Petzl's Eastern Sales Manager Rudy Rutemiller (@run_rudy) about his work in the arborist in … read more about Brand Spotlight Petzl
<span>TFTC #11</span> The Mechanical Advantage: Pt. II

TFTC #11 The Mechanical Advantage: Pt. II

Apr 18th 2019
In the last installment, we ventured down the road of Mechanical Advantage and discussed “Working Smarter (safer) and harder” in relation to the job site. For this entry, we’ll dive into … read more about TFTC #11 The Mechanical Advantage: Pt. II
Rope Cannon

Rope Cannon

Video Nov 27th 2018
Fill your rope bag and relocate long lines in just seconds with the Rope Canno … read more about Rope Cannon
<span>TFTC #2</span> A Rope is a Rope... Or is it?

TFTC #2 A Rope is a Rope... Or is it?

Brandon Nance Aug 23rd 2018
I am unsure where I first heard it, but I remember being told earlier in life that a rope is a rope until it is given a function or job, such as c … read more about TFTC #2 A Rope is a Rope... Or is it?
<span>TFTC #1</span>  Introducing Tips from the Canopy

TFTC #1 Introducing Tips from the Canopy

Jul 26th 2018
We are excited to kick off a new project: Tips From the Canopy! We have a lot of great ideas for this blog: safety and educational topics, new product reviews and insight, videos, climber interviews, techni … read more about TFTC #1 Introducing Tips from the Canopy

HAAS Velox

Video Aug 29th 2016
The Velox improves upon the already ingenious HAAS system, adding an additional … read more about HAAS Velox