Bolting a treenet to a boulder

For our Elder Arrow project we wanted the net to be seamlessly accessible by stepping off the top of a boulder, with no climbing required. To do this, we had to drill holes into the hard granite and place expansion bolts made for rock climbing…

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Happy Hollow Weave

The Happy Hollow Weave is a platform weave suspended about 15 ft high in a grove of Poplar trees. The platform is walled in on all sides, and access is via a sturdy and easy to climb Tree Weaves webbing ladder.

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Picnic Basket Weave

The Picnic Basket Weave is a multi-level net located in West Asheville, North Carolina. It features an entry ramp, a large walled-in play area with a slackline, a spiral-tree-branch climbable area, as well as a higher appendix level, and a 3rd crows nest level.

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Elder Arrow

The Elder Arrow is an arrowhead-shaped net that is anchored between 3 hickory trees and one huge boulder. The net is actually bolted to the boulder in two places so that one can simply step right off the rock onto the net with no climbing required. The structure is walled in on all sides, and features a portal one can climb down and out of to get to the ground level below the boulder. 

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