Roger Gilman

Full Name: Roger Gilman


Age: 23


Where do you currently live? Marlborough, New Zealand


Company Name: Marlborough Tree Care


Field of expertise (arboriculture, forestry, carver etc): Climbing Arborist.


How Long have you worked in this industry? 7years (Including study)


Favorite climbing system? Roperunner for life!


What is your favorite tree?

Can’t beat a big open Red gum (eucalyptus camaldulensis)


Highest tree you have climbed? 76 meter Blue Gum


Have you had any close calls?

If yes, what happened? I fell 4 meters out of a Gleditsia due to a slippery friction hitch.


What is your hidden talent?

I give great hugs & jump out of airplanes.


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

On the rare occasion that I’m not up a tree, I like to play my bass guitar, keep fit in the gym & jam to some Reggae!