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Phone: 206-914-8613

Email: contact@adventureterra.com

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Tree canopy climbing, rock climbing and sea kayaking are all ideal ways to build a stronger team. We offer 1-3 day team building courses that allow for group growth. The main objectives are: trust, camaraderie, problem-solving, empathy, and overcoming challenges. We want to help your team break into the next of cooperation and productivity. 

Corporate team building

3 - 4 Hours

Per Person

$149

Have you ever looked at an old-growth tree in the forest and wondered how you would get up there when the first branches are hundreds of feet up, or what the view would look like at the top of the canopy? Join this fun packed camp and you will learn! Have fun learning about climbing techniques, equipment, knots, outdoor safety skills and environmental ecology.

kids tree  climbing

camp

5 days

Per Person

$375

In a two and a half day course, do you want to learn to canopy tree climb yourself? Maybe you have some awesome trees on your property you would like to climb? Or maybe try your hand at climbing in parks and upcoming programs with this fast-developing sport. This course will teach you the basics and leave you with a strong foundation of skills and experience to do canopy tree climbing on your own. 

Canopy Climbing Academy

2.5 Days

Per Person

$750

Corporate Team building

Through our custom tailored corporate team building programs, we can help you break into a new realm, where you not only have the basics of strong leadership and communication skills, but have established a trust-based relationship platform between team members, based on mutual respect and experience. Learning the building blocks of working together, in your group, involves taking risks in a safe environment, being exposed to challenges in front of peers, and focusing on another in a new setting, outside of the workplace. It also takes dedicated, exceptional facilitators who can tailor their repertoire of skills to match your group's specific needs.

A high-functioning team is the difference between a high functioning company and a mediocre one. High-functioning teams are collaborative, have buy-in from all members, communicate effectively and trust one another. Our activities can help establish these relationships, or refine them, within your team. Call to plan your event with us!

 

Times & Location

  • Typical start times for canopy climbing are 9 am and 1 pm. Please contact us if you need more flexibility in your start time.

 

  • We will meet at the north beach parking lot in Deception Pass State Park. The north beach located on the Whidbey Island side of the park.  Cell service will be limited so please save these directions.  Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time.  

 

  • 41020 WA-20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 is the address for the ranger station just north of the main entrance. The main entrance is at the traffic light.

 

  • You will need to purchase a $10 day pass or $30 year pass to the WA State Parks.

  • Sunset climbs and the Canopy Climbing Academy have variable start times.

  • If you have any questions, give us a call at (206) 914-8613

 

Requirements

& Difficulty

  • Participants must be 7 years of age or older. Minors require a consent form. There is no experience required!

  • Canopy climbing can be physically and mentally challenging for some, especially those considered overweight or obese

  • This activity is not similar to zip-lining

  •  If you have any medical condition that could possibly affect the adventure you must let us know. We will try to accommodate all potential participants.

  • If you are afraid of heights we want to work with you to overcome your fear.

  • Please call (206) 914-8613 with any questions

 

kids tree climbing camp

  • One week each summer we offer a canopy climbing camp for kids

  • It is a 9 am to 4 pm day camp

  • The camp is open to kids age 8-11

  • some activities include:

    • -Tree canopy climbing

    • -Hammock setting

    • -Bird Identification

    • -Setting climbing lines with giant slingshot.

    • -Equipment setup

    • -Belay Skills

    • -Treasure hunting

    • -Compass orientation

    • -Inter-tidal zone exploration

    • -Plant Identification

    • -Journaling (book provided)

    • -Slack-lining

    • -And much more!

 

Canopy Climbing

Academy

In a three day course, do you want to learn to canopy tree climb yourself? Maybe you got some awesome trees on your property you would like to climb and check the view out at the top. Or maybe try your hand at climbing in parks and upcoming programs with this fast-developing sport.

 

This two and half day course will teach you the basics and leave you with a strong foundation of skills and experience to do canopy tree climbing on your own. Additionally, there are upcoming canopy programs in the works with park agencies that this course will prepare you for and allow you to participate.

 

You will gain knowledge and apply that knowledge in the field, practicing everything you need to know to get up into any size tree and come back down safely. We will go over many different types of gear, climbing techniques and you will have personal instruction from our professional staff every step of the way.

 

Attire & Supplies

  • Please wear long pants that cover the ankles and high socks. Closed-toe athletic shoes or hiking boots work best.

  • Clothing may encounter tree sap which is difficult to remove

  • Wearing layers on top allows you to regulate temperature better

  • We recommend you bring a reusable water bottles, and snacks to enjoy at the top of the canopy

  • Binoculars, cameras and phones can also be used once in a secure location

 

Safety

Safety is at the core of our business. We outfit climbers with mandatory helmets, harnesses, safety glasses, foot holds and ascenders, all of which meet international climbing standards of the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA). We  comply with Tree Climber's International standards. 

 

Since the founding of recreational tree climbing, sometime in 1980’s, there have been no known serious accidents or death from recreational tree climbing in more than 30 years with proper equipment, protocols, and while under supervision of an instructor. Simply stated, recreational tree climbing is amazingly safe. As long as you follow the basic rules, protocols and have the right equipment, tree climbing is far safer than most daily activities like riding a bike.

 

It is the goal of our tree climbing program to go above and beyond the standards. For example, the American National Standards Institute has requirements that arborist rope have a minimum breaking strength of 5000 pounds, while all of our ropes are rated to at least 6,000-12,000 pounds of breaking strength. All of our climbing systems and anchors are also redundant, which is an extra and uncommon safety feature of only our program. 

 

Stewardship

AdventureTerra cares deeply about the natural world.  We show this more with our actions than with our words. The company has adopted some of the trails in Deception Pass State Park to clean and maintain. We have also instituted a litter removal program that exchanges trashed picked up in the park for a discounted climb.  We offer anyone $5 off per piece of trash collected.

Our programs could not exist without the incredible old-growth trees in the park. We operate in ways that minimize our impact on the trees and surrounding forests, and follow leave-no-trace principals whenever possible.

Lastly AdventureTerra is developing partnerships with conservation organizations like Conservation Northwest out of Bellingham, to promote stewardship efforts.

 

Cancellation Policy

  • We require three day advanced notice to cancel or reschedule. If within three days the cancellation or rescheduling fee applies that is equal to the expenses incurred by AdventureTerra LLC or at the least $50.

  • We climb in light rain and light wind. We do not climb in heavy rain, heavy wind, or any signs of lightning/thunder.

  • It is often impossible for the guides to determine if a weather cancellation is necessary until the very last moment.