Recreational tree climbing is becoming a popular activity that brings back some of the joys of childhood. However, tree climbing today is not kid stuff. Before you attempt your next tree climb, take our quiz to learn more about how to do it safely.
What kind of activity is tree climbing?
What is an arborist?
Who teaches tree-climbing techniques to beginners?
Who is responsible for leading group tree climbs?
Which U.S. government body offers training sessions to tree-climbing instructors?
Department of Agriculture Service
Department of Forest Service
Department of Agriculture Forest Service
Who needs tree-climbing gear?
Tree climbing ropes are typically made out of braided:
Why are safety sunglasses worn during tree climbing?
to protect the eyes from the sun
to protect the eyes from wind
to protect the eyes from debris
How much rope do you need to climb a tree?
as long as the height of the tree
double the height of the tree
triple the height of the tree
Which trees are used for safe climbing?
Who can climb wild trees?
Who of the following diagnoses diseases and insect infestations in trees?
How can you benefit from tree climbing?
It's a good workout.
It's an ideal refuge.
It saves money.
Which are some basic tree-climbing equipment?
chainsaw, pole saw
safety harness, chip truck
helmet, saddle, carabiners and rope
Which equipment is utilized for climbing a tall tree?
slingshot or bow and arrow
Why are gloves necessary for tree climbing?
They protect hands from blisters.
They protect hands from moisture.
They protect hands from insects.
What is a hammock?
a hanging couch suspended between two branches
Which of the following techniques is commonly used for tree climbing?
Why should helmets be worn by spectators near the climbing tree?
to protect from falling objects
to protect from falling from the tree
to protect from rain
Which of the following can make trees unsafe for climbing?