Full Name: Damien Carré
Age:39 about to be forty!
Where do you currently live? Portland, Oregon
Company Name: Oregon Tree Care/Expedition Old Growth
Field of expertise (arboriculture, forestry, carver etc): Expert climber, large trees/old growth!
How Long have you worked in this industry? 22/23 years. Since high school!
Favorite climbing system? SRS rope wrench, knut on a 11mm rope.
What is your favorite tree? Really conifers overall. Douglas firs are hidden gems.
Highest tree you have climbed? 337’! Redwoods
Have you had any close calls? If yes, what happened? I’d say more than I may know of. One of the most was not clipping my carabiner back to my harness switching climbing systems, I had leaned back like normal I would have fallen 150’, Lack of sleep from baby!! Don’t climb fatigued
What is your hidden talent? Intuition and instinct!
When you’re not climbing trees what are your other interest/hobbies.? Traveling abroad to unknown places, hiking, rock climbing. Crushing a good IPA!