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2011 Pakaraka Tree Climber's Gathering

2011 Pakaraka Tree Climber's Gathering

The Northland Tree Climbers Association (NTCA) will host the first arborcamp of 2011 at the Alderton Farm, Marshall Road, Pakaraka, Northland on the weekend of 15-16 January 2011.

Activities include a Rigging with the Port-A-Wrap Workshop with Pro Climb and DB Tree (proceeds donated to the Agathis Tree Climbers Crisis Fund), single rope technique and modern tree climbing open forum, a freestyle climbing area, mum and kids tree climbing activities and competitions.

The feature event of the weekend is a retro tree climbing competition. Day One climbers compete using 3-strand laid rope and and prussic and Day Two using modern tree climbing gear. The scores will be amortized over the two days.

Other activities include a lake walk and a 'discovery' tour of an old pa site on the property.

Basic self-sufficient camp sites available. All tree climbers and their families welcome.

Download the Pakaraka 2011 Tree Climbers Gathering details here.

If you want to join the Northland Tree Climbers Association download the membership application form here. See Google maps below for directions to the Alderton Farm.

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