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3 Day Canopy Tree Climbing Academy

46 Reviews | Seattle, USA

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This two and half day course (20 hours) will teach you the basics and advance skills, leaving you with a strong foundation of skills and experience to do recreational canopy tree climbing on your own in this fast growing recreational sport. The three days can be consecutive or split up as desired. Contact us to make additional arrangements.

You will gain the knowledge and apply that knowledge in the field, practicing everything you need to know to get up into a tree and come back down safely. Use this knowledge to do recreational tree climbing on your own, with friends or in upcoming tree climbing programs. We will go over many different types of gear, climbing techniques, and you will learn this all from a personal instructor from our professional staff.

Its time for the next mind expanding life experience, sing up!  See you in the trees soon!



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Average 4.98 out of 5 stars based on 46 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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canopykyle, Feb 2023 Verified
There's no place more awe-inspiring than the canopy, and Tree Climbing at Silver Falls is the perfect way to get there.I set out with high hopes and was impressed at every turn. Heidi and Leo were engaging, communicative, and super friendly. They led our group with attentiveness while allowing everyone to ascend at their own pace. No pressure, no hustle, just a supportive atmosphere. If you have limited mobility or medical concerns, let them know and they’ll accommodate as much as possible.The ropes and gear were in great shape, the anchors solid as can be. You’re in good hands—as are the trees! Everything's rigged in a way that minimizes disturbance, so you can climb without damaging bark or breaking branches. Leo and his team genuinely care about preserving these giants, and it shows.Whether you’re just passing through or looking for a new perspective on life, Tree Climbing at Silver Falls is 100% worth doing. Seriously. My only complaint is that the climb had to end!
Jaxwolf, Nov 2022 Verified
Amazing experience!! I saw this in the newspaper and thought. "THAT is what I want to do for my 65th birthday". Told my adult children and we scheduled a climb. Leo, our guide and owner of the business was fabulous! He was so knowledgeable about the forest and we got lessons about the plants. Also, I always felt safe. The climbing was physically demanding but we hung in there. Didn't get to the top but enjoyed the height we reached. Totally recommend this activity!!!
HKatherineB, Nov 2022 Verified
This was such a great experience! It was interesting learning how to use the equipment to climb, and it’s totally doable once you get the hang of it. But the real reason to do it is to experience the canopy of a beautiful forest. If you love trees as much as I do, this climb is a must. It’s exhilarating, relaxing, difficult and so pleasant all at once. I highly recommend it. The guides (Duncan and Heidi) were fantastic. Clearly competent and experienced, kind, funny and professional. They were so patient with both me and my daughter, and we had different types of struggles. They were really great. If you have any inkling that you might like this, do it!
L8535VAcrystalb, Oct 2022 Verified
Our guide Tim was thorough and checked that we were secure in knowing how apparatus worked and that it all fit us correctly. I like the process of trial practice for any questions before actual climb. I felt confident in the climb and in Tim's ability to make sure we were operating safely. It was beautiful at the site, which was within the park where you see only forest around - alot of looking down on various treetops. Humongous tree that we climbed, some through its branches, we climbed 220 feet and there was still more tree and branches above us! Our party of 4 had an amazingly fun time! Highly recommend going with
Phillipmccrevis, Oct 2022 Verified
Very fun experience! Our guide Tim was an excellent teacher and showed us a great time! Would definitely recommend if you love outdoor adventures
carlp674, Sep 2022 Verified
Awesome experience! Brennan was a great instructor and guide. Highly recommend this experience. Would not recommend for anyone with a fear of heights and it could be a bit physically challenging for some folks but well worth the effort. They have a motorized system available to pull you up the rope if it’s not within your physical strength but learning to climb without was very fun.
fatherof4fdaughters, Sep 2022 Verified
WOW! My wife, four daughters, and I had an experience we will never forget. The trees are awe-inspiring. Our guides, Tim and Brennan were patient, helpful, and fun. We would highly recommend it. A great family activity.
silverfalls1, Aug 2022 Verified
This was an amazing experience. There were only two of us in the group so we got our guide, Tim, all to ourselves. He was very patient and encouraging. There is nothing like the view from a 250' tall tree! I would highly recommend it. I will definitely be back someday for the sunset climb!
jacynthm2, Aug 2022 Verified
This is probably one of the most awe inspiring things I've done this year and I'm so glad I ventured out here! Leo, Brennan, and Tim were all very patient, knowledgeable, and friendly guides. The climbing itself was engaging and at times a little challenging but in the best ways. By the time we reached the top I was proud I'd made it up and relieved at how secure it felt relaxing up in the trees and taking in the views! If you have any inkling that you'd enjoy this kind of adventure, I highly recommend going for it! I didn't regret a thing and I will always remember how exciting it was to revisit the sense of wonder one feels so often as a child encountering new parts of nature. Getting to experience this as again an adult was worth every penny.
bethfox777, Aug 2022 Verified
What an incredible experience! I can't describe the feeling of being at the top of a 250 foot tree, but it was one of the most amazing things I've ever done. Our guide Brennan was extremely competent, patient, helpful, and pleasant to be around. He explained everything thoroughly and was right there when needed. I highly recommend the Intro Tree Climbing to anyone who is in reasonable physical shape and not too scared of heights.

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