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Tree climbing lanyardHave you been wondering what that means? We manually apply that checkmark every morning (business days only!) to in-stock products. With all the supply challenges globally it can be frustrating finding a product only to have it be out of stock. Hopefully, this takes the edge off and makes shopping just a little bit easier!We have the most tree climbing gear and arborist equipment. Check out tree climbing products with the most product reviews and most site reviews whether you are looking for mechanical climbing ascenders, call it MRS Climbing or DRT Climbing– our industry-leading assortment has what you need. Look for product video reviews from real arborists in the field and our staff. Get all the tree climbing gear you need for kids tree climbing, professional tree climbing, or recreational tree climbing.The Importance of Lanyards/Fliplines in Tree Climbing GearWhen you're talking about arborist equipment, you'll find that a lanyard is one of the 7 pieces of essential equipment in every climber's kit. They're called by a few different names, but you'll hear them referred to as fliplines or polestraps from time to time. If you're new to climbing trees, you may be wondering what a lanyard does, though.Lanyards are used in combination with the harness. Arborist harnesses have a D-ring on each side, specifically for the lanyard. The climber attaches one end of the lanyard to one side, then wraps it around the tree, buckling it to the opposite side. The rope grabs the tree, allowing the climber to be locked in to their position safely. As you can see, these are essential tools of the trade. Lanyards are able do be adjusted to change the tension, keeping arborist's close to the trunk when necessary, or allowing them to stretch out to reach limbs when need be.It doesn't matter if you're just getting started with climbing, or if you're an experienced user, a lanyard is a mandatory part in anyone's kit.