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Introduction to SRT Tutorial Series

Single Rope Technique (SRT) is a climbing technique that is revolutionising tree work at a faster pace than any other system of recent years. Newly developed Arborist hardware has allowed tree climbers to ascend, work and descend on a single rope in a way never before possible. This set of SRT Tutorials covers a range of SRT demonstrations covering the very basics to get you started, right up to multiple re-directs and complex work positioning.

Episode 1 – Basic SRT Kit

this tutorial shows you the basic equipment you need to get started using the Single Rope Technique.

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Episode 2 – Installing a rope using a throwline

this tutorial shows you how to install your rope using a standard throwbag and a throwline.

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Episode 3 – Tying a Simple Base Anchor

this tutorial demonstrates how to create a simple base anchor, incorporating a basic rescue system.

Episode 4 – Assembling a Basic Rope Wrench System

this tutorial shows you how to set up a basic Rope Wrench System.

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Episode 5 – Capturing progress in your SRT system

This tutorial demonstrates several ways to attach yourself to your rope wrench system to progress it as you climb.

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Episode 6 – Basic SRT Ascent

This tutorial shows you how to climb SRT using a basic foot ascender.

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Episode 7 – Climbing SRT Using a Knee Ascender

this tutorial describes the components of the Knee Ascender Set Up and how to climb the rope using one.

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Episode 8 – Alternative SRT Base Anchors

In this episode Terry will show you how to use a couple of different base anchors when climbing SRT.

 

Episode 9 – 3 to 1

In this tutorial Terry will demonstrate how to easily return from a long branch walk using a 3 to 1 system.

 

Episode 10 – Maneuvering your SRT System Around a Tight Fork

Sometimes after using a fork in a tree as a natural redirect, it can be difficult to ascend back through it due to it being to narrow. In this episode Terry demonstrates how to maneuver your SRT system around a tight fork.