Arborist Rigging Systems August 9+10 Hood River Oregon

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  1. RyanCafferky

    RyanCafferky Well-Known Member

    Jun 16, 2005
    Hood River, Oregon



    Arborist Rigging Systems: Research and Practical Use

    August 9-10, 2017 Arb Farm Hood River, Oregon

    Based on the research Evaluation of current rigging and dismantling practices used in arboriculture

    Location: Arb Farm, Hood River, Oregon

    Date: August 9-10, 2017

    Course Times: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm both days; lunch is provided

    Cost: $425

    CEUs: International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborists, Utility Specialists, Municipal Specialists, and Tree Workers will be eligible to receive CEUs for the course

    Equipment Requirements: Participants are required to bring personal protection equipment and their regular climbing gear (harness and line); climbing gaffs are not required

    Course Description: The Arborist Rigging Systems course, led by Mark Bridge with Treemagineers, will utilize a comprehensive research study that explores the planning processes, tools, techniques and physics of arborist rigging operations as the basis for instruction. The first day provides instruction and field demonstration on the following:

    • managing a rigging operation

    • visual tree inspection

    • safe rigging strategy and systems

    • rigging hardware, cordage and textile components

    • bearing capacity of trees

    • estimating the weight of sections

    • strength loss in cordage

    • forces generated in rigging operations

      The second day will provide participants the opportunity to practice techniques learned during the first day of instruction and field demonstration.

      All levels of climbers, experienced and non-experienced, looking to increase their technical knowledge and skills as it relates to rigging are encouraged to attend. This course is limited to 16 participants.

      Questions? Contact us at

      Cancellation Policy: 30 or more days in advance: full refund; 29-14 days in advance: 50% cancellation penalty; 13-0 days in advance: 100% cancelation penalty; no-shows: no refund

      This course will be held on the farm where I live. Camping is available for no charge.
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  2. TreeVB

    TreeVB Well-Known Member

    Feb 27, 2015
    Boise, Idaho
    This looks fun. Too bad its mid week and not much notice or Is be there. Enjoy!

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