Andrew is Canada's first and currently only GOTC recognized Facilitator/ Instructor. Andrew is also an ISA Certified Arborist and has been climbing both recreational and professionally for over 12 years.
Andrew is a member of the GOTC (Global Organization of Tree Climbers) and Tree Climbers International (TCI). Andrew is formally and specifically trained in recreational/ technical tree climbing facilitation and instruction. Andrew has received additional training from EARTHJOY tree adventures.
In addition, Andrew has many other outdoor skills. Andrew is trained in wilderness first aid and survival and is currently employed as a Volunteer Firefighter, Emergency Preparedness Educator and Paramedic.
Andrew has also received many certifications in the fields of Arboriculture, Sustainable Landscapes and Outdoor Education.
Andrew is a ORCA certified Canoe Tripper and White Water Level 2.
Andrew knows all about thrill seeking he has rock climbed, skydived, scuba dived and bungee jumped.
Be assured this instructor loves trees and knows adventure and he has got you covered when it comes to fun.
See you in the treetops!
It is our goal to help build a respect and an appreciation of nature in the individual and to bring people closer together in trusting relationships.
To inspire, to educate and to celebrate creation for all the good that has been freely given to us.
Let TREE CLIMBING CANADA safely guide you into a new adventure that will surely surprise you, enlighten you and challenge you!
TREE CLIMBING CANADA makes your tree climbing adventure an experience you will never forget.
Some of the other fun stuff we get asked to do, click on the following for links for more.
retrieving a weather balloon
making a eagle fly for an outdoor theatre project, forward to 2:56 to see what I mean.
Check out and click on some of the other links below that will take you to other great folks in the tree loving/ climbing community!
We use proven climbing techniques and approved safety equipment: including helmets, saddles and arborist rope. This activity may be physically demanding for some but with your excitement and enthusiasm for the unknown, most find the activity quite rewarding.
Come on out! Explore nature in a whole new way with us at TREE CLIMBING CANADA. This is a great adventure that combines outdoor recreation and the trill of being at heights. Experience something new or just hang out and see the world from a different perspective!
Whenever you want
If your taking the introduction to tree climbing adventure for the first time, then you will need to contact us on the contact page. Please contact us by phone or by forwarding a message from this site. We will find the time to make an appointment for you! Just check out the calendar for upcoming events, (Just click on the 'climb today' or 'book your adventure today' buttons). Visit our website and FACEBOOK pages for on going updates.
Ultimately, we want to train you so you can explore canopies where ever you wish. Our aim is to bring this activity into conservation lands, municipal parks and even your backyard. We are always talking with folks about the benefits of our sport and are always seeking out new locations to climb, join the conversation. As private land owners allow us to enjoy our sport in their trees, more and more approved and designated locals will come. Spread the word!
Maybe you have a tree in your woodlot or your backyard, that you would love to climb, let us know. Go climb a tree!
Experience nature by combining caving and rock climbing and Arborist climbing techniques to explore the canopies of Carolinian Canada.
Your guide, Andrew is a Certified Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and has been climbing trees professional and recreational for over 12 years. He is also a member of Tree Climbers International (TCI) and the Global Organization of Tree Climbers (GOTC) .
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