Climbing helmets: What has to be considered?

In tree climbing, in addition to the tree-sparing technique, the protection of the climber himself is of particular importance. Therefore, the equipment must meet certain requirements to ensure safety and physical integrity. This so-called personal protective equipment (PPE) also includes a suitable safety helmet. In » read more

ITCC 2018: Kilpatrick for the third time

The International Tree Climbing Championship has been firmly in New Zealands hands for the last five years. Seven of the ten titles in both men’s and women’s competition went to the small country on the other side of the world. And also in 2018 the » read more

ITCC 2018: Freeworker supports the German Champions

Anika Hartramph and Tim Schröder won this year’s German Tree Climbing Championship. They are German Tree Climbing Champions 2018, automatically qualifying for the European Tree Climbing Championship (ETCC) near Paris (FR) and the International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC 2018) in Ohio (USA). Especially the trip » read more

Home advantage used – European Tree Climbing Championship 2018

Just before the award ceremony began at the European Tree Climbing Championship 2018, something unusual happened: raindrops fell to the ground for a short time. Previously, the weather in Thoiry, a few kilometres west of Paris, was dominated by heat that increased daily. On the » read more

Freeworker on the road: Petzl RopeTrip 2018

Six years ago, Petzl established the RopeTrip, an international event for rope access technicians. Meanwhile it is considered in the scene as an unofficial world championship. In addition to the competition, the worldwide professional exchange of knowledge and technology in rope climbing – similar to » read more

Sets for fire brigades according to DIN 14800

Two special sets for rescue at heights are brand new in the Freeworker range. They correspond to the standard appliance sets for fire brigade equipment according to DIN 14800: Pulley Block Appliance Set according to DIN 14800-16 and Appliance Set for Protection against Falling according » read more

New products at the “Baumpflegetage 2018”

Last week, from 24 to 26 April 2018, the 26th “Deutsche Baumpflegetage” took place in Augsburg. We were there again with our own booth for you. Many thanks to everyone who visited us there! Of course, we also took a look around for you at » read more