Full Name: Robert Knecht
Where do you currently live? Washington state.
Field of expertise (arboriculture, forestry, carver etc): Arborist, Tree Climber, Tree service.
How Long have you worked in this industry? 9 years.
Favorite climbing system? Zig-Zag, MRS.
What is your favorite tree? Douglas Fir.
Highest tree you have climbed? 240’ Douglas Fir.
Have you had any close calls? If yes, what happened? I have had a close call with energized lines, once. Top broke out while hinging and brushed lines while I was letting go of the top. Came out of it unscathed.
What is your hidden talent? Used to be in to parkour/freerunning, can still throw a few flips from time to time.
When you’re not climbing trees what are your other interest/hobbies.? Snowboarding, skateboarding, chainsaws, messing with gear and equipment, nice trucks, and fast cars.