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Power ascender: Husqvarna® x Skylotec

Skylotec Actsafe ICX powered by Husqvarna®

Powered by battery from Husqvarna BLi-X 36V battery system, this revolutionary battery powered lift for tree climbers is set to transform the way arborists and tree care professionals get to work up in the trees.

Husqvarna has collaborated with Skylotec, a pioneer in innovative climbing solutions for professionals, to develop a power ascender specially made for arborists. With its compact size and high capacity, the power ascender allows tree professionals to effortlessly ascend into the canopy to reach their work area quickly and with ease. When the job is done or if there is a need for a quick break while up in the trees, you can now descend without worrying about how you are going to get back up, streamlining the process for a more efficient and comfortable workday.

Benefits of the power ascender

  • Effortless ascent and descent.
  • Power source: battery from Husqvarna BLi-X 36V battery system.
  • Can be attached anywhere on the rope.
  • Remote controlled.
  • Intuitive and simple to use.
  • Lightweight and easy to transport.

Powered by battery from Husqvarna BLi-X 36V battery system

Focus on your task without worrying about power supply. The new battery powered ascender/descender uses a battery from Husqvarna BLi-X 36V battery system which means you can use the same Husqvarna battery as in your already existing Husqvarna battery chainsaw. 

Husqvarna is committed to advancing the arborist industry through cutting edge technology, and the power ascender is a part of the ongoing journey to bring state of the art arborist and tree care solutions to the assortment. Making your workday as efficient and enjoyable as possible. Explore more about Husqvarna's arborist assortment. 

Feature Bli-X battery on Husqvarna Power Ascender

Getting started

Simply attach the power ascender anywhere on the rope and experience a fast and easy climb and descend. The included remote control unlocks more potential of the power ascender/ descender. Send chainsaws and gear up to the climber, bring it down for use in the next tree, or create advanced setups for complex climbing.

Key features of the power ascender include:

Husqvarna BLi-X 36V battery systemUse the same Husqvarna battery as in your already existing Husqvarna battery chainsaw.
Mid-line attachable
The power ascender can be attached quickly and easily anywhere on the rope.
Intuitive controls
Simply and ergonomically placed controls. Use the thumb wheel to get up or down to your desired height.
Powered descent
Allows precise positioning and smooth descent.
Remote controlled
Streamline your work by allowing the ground crew to send chainsaw and gear up and down the tree.
Weatherproof (IP55)
Robustly constructed to withstand even the harshest conditions.
Capacity of 400 meters
Capacity of 400 meters with the Husqvarna BLi-X 36V battery system.
Speed of 24 meters a min
The speed allows you to reach the tree canopy quickly.
Lifts 180 kg
Can handle both you, your chainsaw and gear all the way up.
Emergency descent
In case of an empty battery or malfunction, the emergency descend button will get you down.
Lightweight and compact
With its 7 kg and compact size (232x244x231 mm) the power ascender is easy to transport and handle when working.

The power ascender will be available at selected partners for purchase during 2024.

Arborist using Husqvarna Power Ascender