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Pacific Tree Climbing Institute

McKenzie River Road, Blue River, OR
+1 541-461-9410
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Amazing experience - even in the rain on a chilly night

My husband and I recently climbed with Pacific Tree Climbing Institute to sleep in the treetops and... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2015
San Francisco, California
Cozy in the branches

This was an incredibly cool trip. Climbing the tree was the perfect amount of challenge--there's... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2015
Miranda F
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Located along the McKenzie river, nestled in foothills of the high cascades is the Pacific Tree Climbing Institute. Expert guides provide the unique experiences of listening and viewing to both dusk and dawn choruses from the canopy top. Much like a bird waking in its nest, you will find your self aloft in the old growth canopy checking birds off your list while seeing their habitat from a new perspective.
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1 Dec 2015
“Amazing experience - even in the rain on a chilly night”
6 Nov 2015
“Cozy in the branches”
McKenzie River Road, Blue River, OR
+1 541-461-9410
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Reviewed 2 December 2015

My husband and I recently climbed with Pacific Tree Climbing Institute to sleep in the treetops and had a fantastic time. We went in November when it gets chilly at night and the sun goes down early. Also, our bad luck, it was raining the...More

Thank setivacosi
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This was an incredibly cool trip. Climbing the tree was the perfect amount of challenge--there's enough technique to doing it well that there is something to focus on improving, but you'll still get up even if you're doing it poorly, and it's fun either way....More

Thank Miranda F
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Fabulous experience, all the way around! First, I booked this excursion as a birthday surprise for my husband based on his oft-times stated desire to climb and sleep in a redwood tree (a la "Planet Earth" and the General). Though that isn't generally permitted to...More

Thank abejita76
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We climbed 200 feet to the top of a Douglas fir tree named Sophia. It took 6 people to encircle Sophia. It was a daunting thought to climb 200 feet. I'm a 58 year old woman with an average physical ability, but with clear instructions...More

1  Thank lilsprig
Reviewed 12 July 2014

This is one of those "oh, no, you didn't" kind of experiences that everyone will want to hear about. We did the overnight trip, and it was awesome! We started out with a very nice dinner with our new guide friends- Rob and Sarah. (Eat...More

1  Thank kv52
Reviewed 15 June 2014

PTCI experience is so “different” you find yourself at a loss to equal the reward received. The change it has on you is free. As elevation changes so does the environment until you breech the ground canopy of the normal stuff around 80 feet. Then...More

Thank Denise R
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Add "go climb a tree" to your to do list when in Central Oregon, then call these guys up to go do it with. I had the pleasure of an afternoon climb with them and it is something I will always remember. When your walking...More

3  Thank Thomas T
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