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Tree Climbing DVDs/Videos

WesSpur stocks a wide selection of tree climbing training videos. Continuing education makes for a smarter, safer, and more profitable tree service.

Please note that all DVDs are NTSC format for playback in North American DVD players, and may not work on other DVD players.

Tree Climbing Educational Bundle #1

Tree Climbing Educational Bundle #1: Climbing

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Get a leg up on your training and save money with these bundle deals on the best DVDs and books about tree work. Contains Tree Climber's Companion, Tree Climber's Guide, Working Climber DVD #1.

Save 10% vs. buying these items individually!

Tree Climbing Educational Bundle #2

Tree Climbing Educational Bundle #2: Cutting & Rigging

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Get a leg up on your training and save money with these bundle deals on the best DVDs and books about tree work. Contains: To Fell a Tree, Working Climber DVD #2, The Art & Science of Practical Rigging DVD, The Art & Science of Practical Rigging Workbook.

Save 10% vs. buying these items individually!

Tree Climbing Educational Bundle #3

Tree Climbing Educational Bundle #3: Mega-Bundle

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Contains: Tree Climber's Companion, Tree Climber's Guide, To Fell a Tree, Working Climber DVD #1, Working Climber DVD #2, & Working Climber DVD 3.

Save 20% vs. buying these items individually!

Working Climber DVD

Working Climber DVD Series One: Access and Movement Through the Tree

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Gerry Beranek's new Working Climber DVD series is a great update to his legendary book, The Fundamentals of General Tree Work. Filmed in the spectacular giant redwoods of Northern California, Working Climber covers every aspect of tree entry and climber movement. The video gives practical solutions to real problems faced by working tree climbers, such as how to advance a flipline on large diameter trunks, how to traverse from one tree into another, how to set a rope from the ground in a conifer, an analysis and comparison of climbing systems and gadgets, and many more. Over 4 hours and 3 DVD’s in length, this series is divided into the following topics: The throw line, Entering the tree, Spur and flipline, SRT (Single Rope Technique), Using the climbing line.

Working Climber Series II DVD

Working Climber DVD Series Two: Cutting and Rigging in the Tree

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The long awaited second set in the Working Climber DVD series. This volume packs over 6 hours of info into 3 DVDs. These DVDs are loaded with detailed technical info, first-person views of the cuts and techniques as they are practiced, tons of real-life examples. Anyone performing tree work will benefit from this DVD set!

Disc 1 Topics: Hand Saw, Pole Saw, Chain Saw, The Cuts

Disc 2 Topics: Limbing the Tree, Topping the Tree, Chunk it Down

Disc 3 Topics: Rigging in the Tree

Working Climber DVD Series III - Parts 1 and 2

Working Climber DVD Series Three

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Part 2 Only
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Parts 1 and 2
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Gerry Beranek's Working Climber DVD series is a great update to his legendary book, The Fundamentals of General Tree Work. These DVDs give practical solutions to real problems faced by working tree climbers with great footage showing techniques being applied from the point of view of the person doing the work. You get the technical explanation of each topic while you are seeing it in action, making this DVD series an invaluable addition to your training and educational materials.

Working Climber Series Three DVD - Part 1 (Felling the Tree)
Part 1 contains three discs with a whopping total runtime of 6 hours and 4 minutes, covering the following educational topics: Introduction, The Tree, The Environment, Wood Fiber, The Undercut, The Diagonal Cut, The Back Cut, Wedging the Tree, Jacking the Tree, and Pulling the Tree.

Working Climber Series Three DVD - Part 2 (Limbing and Bucking the Tree)
Part 2 contains three discs with a total runtime of 3 hours and 49 minutes, covering the following educational topics: Limbing the Tree, Bucking the Tree, Supplemental Apps.

Working Climber DVD Complete Series

Working Climber DVD Series Complete Set

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Save big when you buy all of the Working Climber DVDs together! This bundle contains all of the Working Climber Series DVDs: Series 1 (Access and Movement Through the Tree), Series 2 (Cutting and Rigging in the Tree), Series 3 Part 1 (Felling the Tree), and Series 3 Part 2 (Limbing and Bucking the Tree).

Save 20% vs. buying these items individually!

Electrical Hazards & Trees DVDs

Electrical Hazards & Trees DVDs

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This DVD from the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) demonstrates proper safety precautions arborists should be using according to OSHA 1910.269 and ANSI Z133 Standards. Can earn you .50 ISA CEUs and .50 CTSP CEUs.

Aerial Rescue Training Program w/ Manual

Aerial Rescue Training Program w/ Manual

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This certificate program covers aerial rescue preparedness, techniques and protocol, and makes OSHA and ANSI-required employee training easy to implement. TCIA provides support, testing and transcript administration. Designed to be used in conjunction with on-the-job training, the course offer a means of readying employees for advancement.

Manual has a competency checklist to verify and document that your employees have the skills needed to work safely. Can be used to obtain rewards from TCIA including: certificate of completion - Patches - Helmet decals - Credential Card 4 ISA CEUs 4 CTSP CEUs.

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Tree Climbing Basics

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Tree Climbing Basics with Peter “Treeman” Jenkins is a DVD covering the basics of tree climbing for recreational climbers. This DVD is by the “Father” of recreation tree climbing and an ISA-certified arborist. Here Jenkins shares his knowledge of trees and his experience as a rock and tree climber to show beginning recreational climbers how they too can “Get High, Climb Trees!” Included are Chapters on Tree selection and risk assessment, general rules for safe climbing, basic tree climbing gear, setting your climbing ropes, tree climbing knots, climbing technique, tree climbing ethics. 1 DVD, 1 hour 45 minutes run time.

Treeverse DVD

Treeverse DVD

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This DVD contains the short film Treeverse, the documentary of an incredible 1 km traverse made over the course of 5 days by Brian French and Will Koomjian, without ever once touching the ground! This documentary is inspirational and showcases impressive skills, endurance, and ingenuity.

90% of the proceeds from sales of the Treeverse DVD go directly to the Ascending the Giants project.

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ArborMaster® Training Series I

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Workbook
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ISA training series features International Tree Climbing Champions Ken Palmer and Rip Tompkins. This six part series includes the following topics: 1. Introduction to Belay: Equipment and Techniques, 2. Introduction to Climbing: Techniques and Equipment, 3. Introduction to Footlock: Equipment and Techniques, 4. Climbing Knots and Hitches, 5. Introduction to Ropes: Care, Construction, and Limits , 6. Introduction to Throw line: Equipment and Techniques.

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ArborMaster® Training Series III

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Teaches the basics of chainsaw safety and use with application in the field. The series includes: 1. Chainsaw Safety, 2. Chainsaw Maintenance, 3. Felling Techniques, 4. Limbing and Bucking, 5. Chainsaw Use in Trees, 6. Notches, Hinges, & Back Cuts.

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ArborMaster® Training Series IV (Art & Science of Practical Rigging)

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This is an advanced training series that requires the user to have already mastered basic climbing skills (or aerial lift operation) and cutting techniques. This series is an eye-opener and is very popular. Topics covered: 1. Introduction to Techniques and Methods, 2. Equipment and Ropes, 3. Rigging Knots, 4. Basic Limb Removal, 5. Advanced Limb Removal, 6. Compound Rigging Techniques, 7. Understanding Forces in Rigging, 8. Top Removal and Rigging Heavy Wood.

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Basic Training for Tree Climbers

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Three of the world’s best climbers teach you and your crews the skills required to become a top production tree climber. Designed for training new climbers, this video series will be the most valuable tool in your training curriculum. Included in the series: 1. Getting Started: Guide to gear and pre-climb site inspection, 2. Rope Installation and Techniques for Ascending , 3. Using Climbing Spurs, 4. Tying-In and Positioning Strategies , 5. Working the Tree.

Now includes the Tree Climber Specialist workbook.

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Basic Training for Ground Operations

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Basic Training for Ground Operations in Tree Care is a five part series designed to improve the safety, productivity, and morale of field crew personnel responsible for ground operations. Included in the series: 1. An Orientation to the Arboriculture Profession, 2. Vehicle Safety, 3. Job Planning & Preparation, 4. Working Safely & Efficiently, 5. Brush Chipper Operation & Maintenance.

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