While we were
visiting their booth at the ISA Trade Show, we were pleasantly surprised
with and introduction to Scotty by Viola from New Tribe. Scotty
is a treeclimber extrodinare having climbed 1000fs of Giant trees
for research and pleasure. Sharing the same passion for trees and
love of forests, our conversation became very animated and exciting.
Scotty invited me and our two Japanese Tree Doctors to climb together
in a small patch of old growth with 300ft. Douglas firs.
Viola a very
accomplished climber, would help lead the party, accompanied by
her partner Russell. ( camp cook, story teller and all round good
The rest of
the story can be told in the pictures. It was beautiful climb sleep
over and chance to culitivate deeper treeclimber friendships.