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Not many tree care services receive a lot of media attention… or any attention, for that matter. The same can be said for most arborists. Ryan Torcicollo, however, is no ordinary ISA Certified Arborist.

As a long-time tree enthusiast and owner of Wasatch Arborists, Ryan has put his years of tree work to good use – and has taken tree climbing to a whole new level. 

The only arborist sponsored by Petzl, Ryan was crowned the Utah Tree Climbing champion in 2015, 2016 and 2017. He twice placed second in the world in speed climbing at the International Climbing Championships and was the 2018 Jambo Tree Climbing Competition champion.

Wasatch Arborists’
Ryan Torcicollo  is the
2015, 2016 & 2017
ISA – Utah Tree Climbing Champion!

Ryan is a Petzl “Sponsored Professional” and is the only arborist sponsored by Petzl worldwide.

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Ryan was amazing! Great group of guys on site and office staff. Awesome work from bid to clean up.

Elena W. HansenFacebook Review

They responded quickly, were curious and helpful, and did the whole work very efficiently. As a manager for a few HOAs in Heber, I appreciate a contractor that I don't have to watch over. I called, they scheduled and got it done.

Daniel WinegarFacebook Review

Amazing folks, from Charlie's visit to do an estimate, to the crew who felled the trees and finished up the work. Sharp crew, uniforms, professional approach, polite, and start to finish-- about 30 minutes to drop the trees and run everything through the chipper. Well played, Wasatch Arborists!!

Dick JamiesonFacebook Review

This is the best tree company I have ever had the pleasure of working with. They will always be my first call when I am in need!

Tony CrismonFacebook Review

Great company and service. Just trimmed 3 of my 150 year old trees on Main Street in Midway. They did a fantastic job.

Jennifer Dresser MangumFacebook Review

I give these guys 5 stars plus. They were professional and pleasant to work with. My calls were returned promptly. They showed up on time, took care to make sure that my tree was trimmed to look exactly as I wanted it, and cleaned up nicely.

Tom BrownFacebook Review

Always safe, very courteous, professional, well educated in their industry. I wouldn’t hesitate to hire this company! Keep up the good work.

Luke C LeFebvreFacebook Review

These guys are the best! Wasatch Arborists are timely, efficient, and very knowledgable about what they are time. I wholeheartedly recommend them without reservation.

Greg PhillipsFacebook Review

Wasatch Arborists have helped us take care of some large conifers on steep mountain slopes for the past three summers. Ryan and his team have the tools and know-how to tackle to most sketchy jobs and do so in a safe and timely manner while "leaving no trace". If you have difficult tree removal situations I highly recommend Wasatch Arborists.

Mark DanningerFacebook Review

Awesome job today!! Thanks for taking care of our dead tree and trimming up our trees next to the house. Highly recommend!

Mitzi MacFacebook Review

They did a great job for fair price. They were prompt and cleaned up everything.

Greg ShindlerFacebook Review

They had to cut down 4 dead trees and a very large limb that was hanging over our roof. Ryan was very professional. They were on time, a pleasant crew, did a great job ( it was a very difficult job!) and they cleaned up perfectly before they left.

Barbara WolinFacebook Review

When someone loves what they do, they can be caught "showing off." I was definitely impressed with the take down of my complicated cottonwood! Hats off for their professional service.

Jules ChoFacebook Review

Enjoyed working with them. We discussed what needed to be done. The work was done and then they cleaned up.

Kathy MulderFacebook Review

This guy knows trees. Showed up on time and got the job done. I will use him again.

Justin TaylorFacebook Review

Ryan has a knowledge and love for trees that is unparalleled. He is an artist when it comes to tree work. I would strongly suggest Wasatch Arborists to anyone.

Chase WrightFacebook Review

Wasatch Arborist responded to my request for help immediately and sent someone over to look at my trees the same day. Jess in the office was responsive and helpful by scheduling me quickly. Charlie looked at all our trees and gave us thoughtful feedback on how to help each one, even if it meant referring me elsewhere for things they could not treat. I appreciated both of them so much!

Jessie ThompsonGoogle Review

The work done for us by Wasatch Arborists was very professional! They were very organized with communication, bidding, on time arrival, and doing exactly what was on the bid.

Lori McDonaldGoogle Review

I had Wasatch Arborist trim my cottonwood trees away from the house. The crew was friendly and professional. They explained exactly what they would do. They did an excellent job and a very thorough clean up. It is always great to receive quality work at a reasonable price.

DeAnna LloydGoogle Review

We had Wasatch Arborists remove 23 mature aspen trees in late April 2019. They completed the work in 1&1/2 days. The team was super professional, efficient and absolutely the coolest to watch climb & cut. They have the expertise and equipment to make quick work of a big job like this. Don’t waste your time with others who don’t have the crew, machinery or expertise.

Marina HudsonGoogle Review

Awesome team to work with! Responsive, professional, and dependable. It's great that they now offer snow shoveling and ice dam removal from roofs during the winter. These guys are my go-to!

Juan FloresGoogle Review

Wasatch Arborists is a genuinely outstanding company! A very professional team from start to finish. We had five large trees removed on a steep hillside all without any damage to the immature forest below as well as five trees planted. They left the site clean and natural. Ryan and his team are very skilled at all the tactical elements of tree climbing/removal and the painstaking job of removing the debris. Charlie also knows how to work with HOA's, and Park City Planning for the approvals required. They kept me up-to-speed on every aspect of the project. Great communication and a great team!

Bill RomansGoogle Review