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Yale Cordage Contest (win a trip to the redwoods!)

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Gentlemen and Ladies- Yale has released their latest catalog. They've come up with a contest to get us all to read the catalog more. The winner gets an all expense paid trip to climb a Giant Redwood!!!

 

Click here to see the official contest on Yale's site.

 

Everyone wins stickers and $10 off your next order and 10 people'll win 150' of XTC!!!

 

The contest IS open to guys that are not in the US. You are responsible for getting yourself to the USA, then Yale will take over from there. Read the rules for details.

 

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nick

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Just saw this over at the TreeHouse. Will they pay for us Limeys to come over?

 

(ps. Welcome to the Forum mate)

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a flight to the states would be well worth it just to get a chance to climb those big trees, i reckon its mostly scientists/arborists(real ones) that will get that oppertunity

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Nice one Nick, I entered got every thing right but was convinced the tree on the front of the catalog was an Elm, had to change my choice, doh!

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Didn't it say a trip to Eugene, Oregon to climb a redwood or giant sequoia?

 

Are there any much over, say, 150 feet in that part of Oregon? We're talking planted trees here, maybe from early 1900s or something.

 

I don't get the impression that this a meet in Eugene, is like going into redwoods like Beranek climbs on private property in California.

 

The natural range for redwoods ends over 150 miles south of Eugene.

 

Oregon's champion Sequoiadendron is in the same county I live in:

 

Giant sequoia

 

They seem comparable to other big species of conifers that local arborists may have worked on here from time to time,

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