Upper Canopy Exploration

Upper Canopy Exploration
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Canopy exploration is for the more adventurous folks looking to push themselves to new heights. These climbs will bring you to the tops of some of the tallest trees around, whether it's a tree on your property or one of our host trees. See how the world looks when staring down at the tops of trees and feel the tree sway as the wind blows in your face.

Upper canopy explorations can look pretty different depending on whether you want to climb a huge oak tree and swing amongst the branches or prefer to ascend a fir tree and see how high you can get. Call us and we'll work with your vision and figure out the best tree for you.

We set up the ropes and gear. You will learn how the gear and knots work, and how to adjust and set your back up safety tie-ins.

Contact us for price quotes. Upper canopy explorations can vary dramatically depending of location and number of climbers.

1-5 climbers at a time, all minors need parent or guardian accompaniment and signature

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Single Rope Technique (SRT) Canopy Climb

Prerequisite: No Climbing Experience needed, but you must pass a low climbing test before climbing the full heights.

The Single Rope climbing technique is faster and more efficient when climbing taller trees and relies on mechanical devices sometimes combined with knots. During this three hour adventure we will utilize the SRT technique to climb 90 feet up into the top of a beautiful Douglas Fir tree named Shua.  You will learn the basics of how this system works, our safety protocol, and then be climbing in the treetops before you know it.

If you are afraid of heights you probably will not enjoy this climb, please consider trying a Group Climb event instead.

Minimum two participants, with a maximum of four
This group climb is currently only offered in the forest location, mentioned on the Group Climbs page.


minimum age — 13

Old Growth Climbs

Prerequisite: Basic Climbing Course or Upper Canopy Climb, or Pass Climbing Assessment Test

Climbing Old Growth is the height of the tree climbing experience. The wind, feeling the tree sway and looking down on all those tiny 150 foot trees, is like no other experience on Earth. Though an experience everyone should have on their bucket list, you must be prepared and committed as we plan and charge far ahead for our tri-annual old growth climbs.  Climbing 200 feet into the forest canopy takes a bit of skill and endurance so we require you to have taken one of our previous climbing courses before participating.

These climbs are announced throughout the spring/summer and are filled by advance registration.
Contact us to be included on our Old Growth contact list.

No minors allowed, adults 18 and over only

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Age: Climbers must be at least age 8
Time: Note time commitment on each climb specific page
Liability: All participants must sign our liability and photo waiver. Parent/Legal Guardian must sign liability and photo waiver for child participants under the age of 18.

Please consult your doctor if you have any heart or physical conditions as tree climbing is an active sport.
All participants agree to wear proper safety gear at all times while in the activity area.
All participants agree to listen to and follow instructions at all times while in the activity area.
All participants agree to be respectful to people and trees, especially while participating in our tree-climbing event.
All participants agree to our Cancellation Policy and Rescheduling Policy.

For the safety of our clients and guests, Tree Climbing Cascadia, LLC reserves the right to enforce our rules and safety standards at all times. We reserve the right to refuse admission and/or participation to any person, participant or guest we deem unfit to participate, uncooperative or disruptive during an event.

We reserve the right to ask anyone to leave the activity area, and/or property, at any time and for any reason we deem necessary. Any person who demonstrates disruptive, disobedient, disrespectful, dangerous or uncooperative behavior, and/or refuses to follow instructions will be asked to leave the activity area.

We reserve the right to, at any time, move any Tree Climbing Cascadia, LLC event to an alternate location due to scheduling issues, weather, maintenance and/or safety reasons. We will do our very best to communicate changes and accommodate our clients in this kind of situation.

We believe any healthy person can climb trees with our user-friendly climbing system. But everyone is different. Defying gravity takes a distinct level of effort. If you have any ongoing health issues or injuries, please consult your doctor before booking a climb with us. Some folks feel it's fairly easy to climb trees with us. Some feel it is a strenuous activity. But no doubt, climbing trees gives everyone a sense of accomplishment, empowerment and connection with nature.

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