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The 2012 Utah Tree Climbing Championship was fantastic!

Friday, June 1st, 2012

We had an amazing group of competitors this year. CONGRATULATIONS TO:


Master Challenge Climb Winners

1st – Mark Malmstrom, Total Tree Care
2nd – Nick Bleckert, Trees Inc.
3rd – Johnny Dallinga, Trees Inc.
4th – Chad Morgan, Trees Inc.

Five Individual Event Winners

Aerial Rescue – Mark Malmstrom, Total Tree Care
Belayed Speed Climb – Desmond Grogran, Trees Inc.
Footlock – Johnny Dallinga, Trees Inc.
Throw Ball – Chad Morgan, Trees Inc.
Work Climb – Nick Bleckert, Trees Inc.

To review the final scores, please go to our website at and look in the Latest News section.

There was an article in the Standard Examiner about the tree climb and it is available at

A very sincere thank you to all the climbers, judges, volunteers and sponsors – your hard work and dedication provided an outstanding tree climbing event!

Utah Tree Climbing Competition

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Here is a video from a while back about a tree climbing competition Mark Malmstrom, owner of Total Tree Care, competed in. The skills Mark and his crew use every day are applicable to these competitions. Watch for a short interview clip with Mark at about the 2:25 point.