• Tree Climbing

    Tree Climbing

    Why do people climb? How do they do it, and what kind of gear do they use? What trees are safe to climb? Most important, how do they protect themselves and not damage the trees? We have answers to all these questions and more! Read More
  • Learn to Climb!

    Learn to Climb!

    TCI offers a climbing program for entry-level tree workers as well as classes for beginning and advanced recreational climbers. Anyone can learn to climb safely! Read More
  • Resources


    Use the resources on TCI's website to learn about tree climbing past and present. Our Newsletters and Scrapbook make for entertaining reading; while our Gear Rater, Forums, and Climber Finder provide plenty of ways to join our community and get involved. Read More
  • Shop Online

    Shop Online

    Browse our selection of fun and useful merchandise, including our "Get High/Climb Trees" T-shirts and hoodies, books by Jeff Jepson, our "Tree Climbing Basics" DVD, and more! Read More
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Tree Climbers International® (TCI®) is an organization for people who love to climb trees. We do this safely and with utmost care for the trees we climb. We want the sport of "rope and harness" tree climbing available all over the world so everyone can enjoy "hanging out" in the treetops!

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