Frequent Flier Climber? Here’s How to Pack Tree Climber Gear.

How do you fly the friendly skies with your tree climbing gear? What are you allowed to bring onboard? On a mission to work in the urban forests of Seattle, I asked myself these questions as I packed my gear bag for my flight out of San Francisco.  I expected to drive the trucks, climb some trees and do some ground work. The challenge was to pack the essentials, yet stay within the airline's baggage limits. I couldn't find any resources online on how to pack an Arborist gear bag for a flight. There were a couple of rock climbing forums that...

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