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Posted on: February 15, 2023

[ARCHIVED] MN Tree Climbing Championship

Tree Climbing Spotlight

The Event

The Minnesota Society of Arboriculture brings the championship to Buffalo this year and the event brings together some of the best true tree care professionals in the state to showcase their climbing skills in a series of competitive events. It’s a fun-filled event for all to enjoy.

About the Championship

Climbers compete in five preliminary events on Saturday to qualify as one of the top contestants to earn the right to advance to the championship round – the Masters’ Challenge. The preliminary events include Ascent Event, Belayed Speed Climb, Aerial Rescue, Work Climb and Throwline. Those who have accumulated the highest combined point totals for the five preliminary events advance to the Masters’ Challenge on Sunday. 

What to Expect

The event is similar to the event shown in this video from the 2022 International Tree Climbing Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Date & Location of the Event

May 19th - 21st
Sturges Park

More Info

Event Schedule

Festival of the Trees (PDF)

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