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The Treetop Retreat Seat is a large, comfortable hammock-like chair which can be attached to a suitably sturdy branch of a suitably gorgeous tree at any height.
The seat is raised, lowered and held in place using a basic arborist climbing and suspension system.
Ensure, of course, that your route
to the branch of your choice is clear or clearish of obstacles. Climb in and fasten the seatbelt and simply haul yourself up (made simple by the tried and tested aborist pulleys).
Remember to fill the handy pockets within the chair with reading materials, drinks and
snacks and remember to have a wee beforehand, and away you go.
Swaying amongst the branches high above the ground you are far away from the hurly-burly and can snooze, read or just sit and think in perfect, leafy peace.
One step beyond [skinflaps, Jun 02 2006]
here are some nice hammock chairs-----
Now add your pulleys and we're on our way up the tree. [xandram, Jun 02 2006]
Just sit, relax, calm your restless thoughts, take a deep breath and...
...pull the trigger. [2 fries shy of a happy meal, Jun 03 2006]
Remember where you 'eard it first. [squeak, Mar 08 2007]
||Didn't johnny weissmuller do this? except the elephant did the hoisting. [+] I could do with this.
||Take your bun up in the tree, too. +
||//remember to have a wee beforehand// or take a few empty bottles up.
||I don't think I've ever had a wee beforehand. I've had a wee backhand on occasion growing up though.
||just reading the description made me feel peaceful. ahhh... the bun...
||Flag poles, utility poles, buildings, cliffs, freeway overpasses and bridges, billboards, cruise ship smokestacks could provide a perch.