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A massive thank you to everyone. We raised over £650 for Special Olympics Isle of Wight with the Goodleaf Vertical Marathon. This will cover all the costs for one Isle of Wight athlete to attend the 2013 Summer Games in Bath. It’s definitely a gold medal result! We didn’t quite climb a marathon, but we managed a grand total of 33.01

 Although I currently live in Great Britain, I was on holiday in New Zealand earlier this year and as GOTC members know, a holiday is incomplete without a bit of tree climbing! Although known for its a laid back life style, great surfing and The Hobbit, NZ  is also a land where landscape forms part of

Give the gift of tree climbing this Christmas. Vouchers are valid for the entire 2013 tree climbing season (end of Mar to beg of Nov) Cost £25 for children and £35 for adults – that’s 2012 prices! We’ll send you a lovely voucher to put under the tree, the lucky recipents then just need to

 We’re delighted to have been awarded Highly Commended in the prestigious Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2012-13 run by Tourism South East (TSE). Here we are collecting our award!    

We’re delighted to be finalists in the Best Tourism Experience category in the Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2012-13. The Awards cover a large area of the South East of England and we’re up against stiff competition for the final award, but we’ve got fingers and branches crossed! The awards ceremony is on the 28th

Wowser! Super charged 15 year old (who is a Goodleaf regular) climbs 100 vertical metres in a two hour tree climbing session – it’s a record!

The results are in from the World Tree Climbing Championships in Orgeon, USA. Massive congratulations to everyone who took and special well dones to Jo Hedger (UK & NI No1 tree climbing champion). She completed a super speedy Footlock and came first in the Work Climb and 3rd in the Masters. Jo is a brilliant

We know tree climbing is a magical experience, but it’s so lovely to hear other people feel the same way. Thanks to Julie for sending us this beautiful poem about her tree climbing experience. Tree Climbing Oh noble ancient, solid Oak, anchored in your meadow. How grand you stand and tower above, me dwarfed in your shadow.

We will be at the Isle of Wight County Show on Saturday 16th June. The newly invigorated show will be featuring a traditional Village Green, petting farm, Field to Fork, plus traditional show events such as carriage driving, show jumping, gun dogs  and falconry displays. It’s free for children under 15, £2.50 for children 15