Altitude Arborist, LLC






Altitude Arborist, LLC is a family owned and operated company headed by ISA certified arborist and degreed forester, Hunter Townsend. We are committed to safe work practices, quality customer service and are fully licensed and insured.



We provide science-based techniques for tree pruning, tree removals, cable and bracing systems, storm damage mitigation, tree planting, and plant health care. We also offer consultations and stump grinding.

We service the Colorado Front Range, foothills, and mountain communities. Our primary service area is centered around Westminster, Broomfield, Thornton, Northglenn, Erie, Brighton, Frederick, Louisville, Lafayette and Arvada. We provide service to northern parts of Denver and south Longmont and also more remote locations in certain cases.

Hunter Townsend

ISA Certified Arborist/CEO

Hunter is an ISA Certified Arborist and holds a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from Colorado State University. Hunter grew up outdoors in the Colorado mountains and was raised to value hard work, quality and honesty. He is serious about safety and dedicated to customer satisfaction.

He sees the beauty and artistry in a properly cared for urban forest. Hunter has over 19 years of experience in the industry, not only caring for trees in the urban forest, but also in managing forested acreage as the State Forest Manager for the Colorado State Forest Service. Hunter is involved in all aspects of the business from estimates through completion of work.

A Cut Above

We are best known for our dedication to three main principles:

Provide a safe working environment for the public and for our employees, regardless of the job.

Provide top-notch customer service by respecting your time, your property and your budget.

Provide the highest quality, most practical tree care while maintaining current best management practices including proper pruning and following the arborist’s code of ethics.


When we walk into a customer’s yard they can expect us to objectively look at their trees and shrubs and provide advice on pruning, removal, or plant health care needs.


The time it takes to perform a job is dependent upon the complexity of the tree and the location in relation to structures and hazards like power lines.


When performing the job, we are careful to avoid damage to existing landscaping and structures.


We are serious about safety so it is imperative that homeowners, pets, children and others are clear of the work area to avoid injury.


We perform onsite estimates to be sure we adequately evaluate the landscape, meet customer objectives and provide an accurate estimate.


We provide a written, electronic quote outlining all the work to be performed and get confirmation from the customer to schedule the job.


We also pride ourselves on our professionalism, so we clean-up all debris and make every effort to leave your property looking as good if not better than we found it.


We see many return customers based on our passion for our craft and desire to educate our customers, providing them with the best advice and individualized service possible.

Giving Back

Altitude Arborist is proud to serve our community through participation in community clean-up days, sponsorship of local sports teams and donations to local schools.​

Westminster Clean-Up Days

Legacy Lightning Wrestling Club Sponsor

Westgate Community School - 10% of profits from jobs done for Westgate Families are donated to the school. ​

We do more than just tree removal

We handle all tree services including:

  • Storm Damage Cleanup
  • Plant Health Care, Pest Control, & Disease
  • Management
  • Tree Pruning and Preservation
  • Emerald Ash Borer Prevention
  • Stump Removal and Tree Stump Grinding
  • Tree and Shrub Deep Root Fertilization Service
  • Commercial, HOA, and Property Management Tree Services

It's time to start caring for your trees and we can help!

Contact us for your tree needs in order to protect you and your trees.



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