Tree Climbing

Tree Climbing honor
1.      Practice your tree climbing skills a number of times on a 10-15 foot tree.
2.      Climb a 20-foot coconut tree. Demonstrate the manner of getting back down to the ground safely.
3.      Do the following:
a.       Climb a tree using any one of four common methods.
b.      Describe the other methods in details to the instructor.
4.      The instructor should select trees suitable for climbing; one with lots of branches, the other a coconut tree. Each person must demonstrate on each of the two trees on how to apply the two methods of tree climbing (squat hopping and monkey type.)
5.      Demonstrate how you would safely carry a bush knife and an axe up a tree.
6.      Do the following
a.       Climb a coconut tree demonstrating how you would carry a bag.
b.      Remove a coconut without using a knife or sharp instrument using only your limbs and return to the ground with it in your bag.
7.      Know how to remove an injured person from a tree.

Skill Level: 2