Rediscovering Our Playful Nature

Recreational tree climbing is gaining popularity among adults and children. Using a system of ropes and specialized gear, trees can be safely ascended with minimum instruction.

Richard Preston’s ‘The Wild Trees’ gives the reader an in-depth look at the discoveries and unique perspective that this new sport is allowing people to uncover.

Websites such as Tree Climbers International and Sherrill Tree can launch you into the canopy with instruction and the necessary gear to get started.