Ascender is the equipment that helps in advancing your position while climbing. It may include equipment such as Rope grabs, Handle ascender, motorized ascender and foot ascender.
Binders and Snaps are the locking mechanisms intended for climbing ropes and cables. Its maximum breaking capacity should be at 5000 lbs. Common types of Binders and Snaps are auto-locking, screw-locking and Rope snaps.
Auto-locking involves three required motions to open or free the rope from its locking. Screw locking involves two required motions (one is turning motion) to open the lock. Rope snaps involve one required motion to open lock. It is not recommended for application on main lines.
Eye slings and Tails Friction is the supply used to anchor the main lines of ropes while providing adjustments for the lanyards. It can either be open-end loop or close end loop depending on tree care or preference of climber.
Saver Gear storage is the bag intended for storing the tree climbing supplies and ropes used in tree climbing. Most climbers separate their rope bag from their accessory bag for easy accessibility and neater arrangement of climbing tools.
Helmets and Gloves are usually categorized as part of climbing clothes since it provides protection on the hands and head. Sudden tree climbing injury on head and hands are usually caused by non-protective equipment. Helmets are designed for the protection of the head while gloves are designed to avoid wood cut and puncture in the fingers.
Lanyards and Fliplines are cords or ropes worn around the object. This is utilized to lift specimens, accessories or even additional ropes for higher altitudes of climbing.
Rings are devices that act as binders wherein it attaches two ropes without the use of locking mechanism. It can also act as pulley wherein ropes are put inside the rings then it's tied through by a knot to form a two-way string weight lifter.