Welcome to Cornell Tree Climbing!

Due to the Covid-19 restructions Cornell Tree Climbing is unable to offer instruction at this time.  


Welcome to the Cornell Tree Climbing. CTC promotes safe and environmentally responsible tree climbing techniques for recreation, education, and research. We offer tree climbing courses for all ages and experience levels both locally and internationally.

Join us in the spring of 2019 for Tree Climbing in Costa Rica!


We are also a source for multi-media information on recreational tree climbing gear and techniques. University programs wishing to offer their own tree climbing programs should check out our Program Resources page. For information, contact Mark Holton (mh45@cornell.edu) at 607-254-2798.


TreeFest 2019

Jan 03, 2020

Cornell Tree Climbers assist local non-profit more

Cornell's own David Katz worked on both sides of the lens to help Joe Pontecorvo with his recent episode of PBS Nature on Yosemite more

CTC in Madagascar

Jan 06, 2017

Cornell students travel to Madagascar to climb the iconic Baobab trees more

Tree Climbing in Borneo


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