Ridley Pearson (somewhat famous author) is a tree climber
Took my kids to an author talk /signing this week - Ridley Pearson (writes adult thrillers, a popular oung adult series, and co-wrote a popular kids book series w Dave Barry).
If you don't know who he is, just ignore.
He mentioned being a recreational tree climber. And told stories about getting Dave Barry, who is afraid of heights, 80 feet off the ground ...
He had a wacky upbeat personality. Reminded me of some local tree climbers - he'd fit in