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Working aloft can be cumbersome and even life threatening without a good tie-in point


  There are many technicalities, concerns and equipment choices facing the modern production tree climber. Add to this the tree and its concerns, and climbing arboriculture can seem like a daunting task.
  Obviously, choices must be made. Central to all climbing activities is an adequate tie-in point (TIP). Working aloft can be overtly cumbersome and possibly life threatening without a good TIP. A poor TIP negates good equipment and technique before the climb even starts. This article will look at TIP considerations for doubled line climbing/dynamic rope systems.
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