In its second edition and twenty-ninth printing, this book has sold more than 100,000 copies. It has become an essential resource for professional arborists around the globe. With safety as the substantial theme throughout the book, Jepson takes the reader through every detail of effective tree climbing. It is profusely illustrated by Bryan Kotwica, who has been illustrating arborist publications for more than twenty-five years. It's been called the tree climber's bible by those in the tree care industry.