Gordon Smissaert

Full Name: Gordon Smissaert


Where do you currently live? New York


Company Name: The Treeist


Field of expertise (arboriculture, forestry, carver etc): Tree care industry 


How Long have you worked in this industry? 7 years


Favourite climbing system?

Rope wrench 


What is your favourite tree?

American Sycamore


Highest tree you have climbed? 

120 - 125ft 


Have you had any close calls? If yes, what happened?

Not close calls but mistakes/growth in learning swings or jumps in route planning. A swing and miss can hurt sometimes 😂 but always keep trying and going forward. 


What is your hidden talent?

Riding BMX


When you’re not climbing trees what are your other interest/hobbies.?

Archery/hurting, indoor rock climbing, camping, concerts.