In a tough competition, Plumpton College fended off teams from Myerscough College, Reaseheath College, Scottish School of Forestry and East Durham College. Plumpton ended up with the top 3 fast climbs of the day.
The team were praised by the judges, organisers and sponsors for their outstanding climbing techniques.
A statement on the Arb Association website said: “The Arboricultural Association would like to thank all the Arboriculture students who took part in the 3ATC Northern College Climbing Competition at Reaseheath College on Thursday 4 May 2017.
“Thanks to our judges, sponsors Gustharts – Arborist & Woodland Supplies and well done to Myerscough College, Reaseheath College, Plumpton College, Scottish School of Forestry and East Durham College who all competed to a high level.”
The 3ATC Southern College Competition will be held at Merrist Wood College on Wednesday 24 May.