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The New Tribe/Monkey Beaver Saddle

A tree care professional climbs like a monkey and cuts wood like a beaver. Oregon arborists August Hunicke and Joe Boyd worked with New Tribe's product designer Casey Jones to create this serious work belt that means business, with a pinch of fun.














   See August's youtube video about the Monkey Beaver belt!

and this one How the Monkey Beaver belt is made at New Tribe


August is a longtime friend of New Tribe whose excellence in dangerous tree work is on display on his youtube channel. He created the Monkey Beaver brand including this hybrid dude roaring through the air with a chainsaw. Our collaboration with August and Joe gave birth to a saddle worthy of the Monkey Beaver name. We couldn't be more proud of this baby!

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     August is just kidding. He doesn't sew. But Casey sure does...

Monkey Beaver Equation, MADE FOR THIS, and Monkey Beaver Dude are trademarks of August Hunicke 2015. Used with permission.



No tree stand gives hunters the ease, mobility, comfort and safety that New Tribe's Aero Hunter system does.

These qualities are so much in demand by tree hunters that our first generation Aero Hunters went out the door faster than we could make them! Now we've outdone ourselves--the best solution for tree hunter safety and success just got better. Huge thanks to the tree hunting community for testing Aero in the field, and sharing expert ideas for its design.



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Aero Hunter is a tree hunting system: a specialized tree hunting saddle with rope bridge, lineman's belt to aid ascending, a tree strap for an overhead anchor on the trunk, two locking carabiners and a bag to hold it all.  Each component of the Aero system may also be purchased separately. No need to duplicate parts that you already have. Learn more...

Check out this website for Saddle Hunters --- Be in good company sharing news, forums, blogs, tips and tricks

---------------------The TREEBOAT Experience

Treeboat is more than just another great piece of outdoor gear. Creating the first Treeboat in 1985 was a watershed event in our livesthat changed how we spent our time outdoors.

It's tremendously satisfying to watch Treeboat change other people's lives the way it did ours. Nothing we own gives us the samefeeling of wealth as the Treeboat, and if we could keep only one thing that New Tribe has ever designed and made, Treeboat would winhands down.

WATCH a Treeboat high canopy setup in action HERE
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The spectacular images above come from climbing groups around the world. Please see New Tribe's LINKS page to learn more about them:

Pacific Tree Climbing Institute, Oregon, USAOOOOOOTree Climbing Planet, Oregon, USA and the World

Tree Climbers International, Atlanta, GA, USAOOOOOCanopy Climbers, Florida, USA

Turismo Trekana, Valparaiso, ChileOOOOOOOOOOOGoodleaf Tree Climbing, Isle of Wight, UK

Tree Climbing Japan, Seto Aichi, JapanOOOOOOOOONew Tribe, Oregon, USA



OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOnyx Gem quality in a professional arborist saddle

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOKids Twist The small saddle for kids that grow


New Tribe Onyx is the best ever single bridge arborist saddle. What is Onyx? Nick Araya will tell you. Nick is the trusted expert who evaluates all kinds of arborist gear for climbers. Watch his video review—he can’t find anything bad to say about it.

Onyx is a single bridge saddle that comes in two versions--with a WEBBING BRIDGE or with a ROPE BRIDGE. YOU choose which bridge you want when you buy it.

And it's CONVERTIBLE. For the utmost versatility, our optional bridge conversion kits let you switch from the bridge your Onyx came with to the other kind. Sold separately.

Our famous small tree saddle for kids that grow...

New Tribe TWIST for Kids is bright and so adjustable it can grow as your kid grows, for safe climbing throughout childhood and into the teen years. This is a fine saddle for small adults, too! Twist is the hottest small saddle ever made. It is a favorite with families, tree climbing groups, summer camps, zipline rides, and all kinds of high adventure. You don't have to leave the kids on the ground!


Photos by Fabian S Gonzalez with Turismo Trekana at Jardin Botanico in Vina del Mar, Chile.

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Working arborists, forest research scientists, tree hunters and recreational tree climbers...New Tribe products are

a boon to anyone who wants to climb a tree, and we've made many good friends in the tree climbing world.

Now we are extending our reach to include everyone who hangs their life on a rope or cable. You are all important to us.


Our purpose is to design and build the highest quality, innovative vertical gear and accessories,

to assist you to choose yours and use it safely, and to conduct our business with integrity.


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