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194 - THE TREE-CLIMBERS FROM CALIFORNIA

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Rick Dirks is one of the best tree climbers in California. He is able to climb 100-meter tall (328-foot) redwood trees with skill and courage and do so at breathtaking speed. He even ties himself to the crown of these giant trees in a sleeping bag for the night.
 

In addition to trimming the trees and installing measuring tools, Rick collects the tree’s cones and seeds at dizzying heights – because the redwoods can only continue to survive if they are cultivated. In California, these giant trees are still cut down for timber.

Director(s) : ARNETH (GORDIAN)

Producer(s) : ARTE GEIE, MEDIEN KONTOR Movie GMBH

Production Year : 2014
Language(s) : German, French

Rights : DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, TV, VOD

Territories : Worldwide.