A micro rappel rack is used to descend.
Bob Wray, who’s been tree climbing for 11 years, shows writer Melissa Smith the ropes. His business, Blue Ridge Tree Climbing,
Walking the trails on his 40-acre property, Wray points out the numerous hardwoods that he loves to climb. He shares his trees a
Great care must be taken to test the strength of each limb before ascending. A leather cambium protector fits over the branch
Wray is one of the few instructors in the Southeast to approach tree climbing from a recreational standpoint. His met