Sky High Tree Removal

Experienced Tree-Climbing Position Now Open! Apply Now!

Capabilities Statement

Joshua Wilke, Owner

Call or Text: (253) 797-3621
With over 15 years of experience we have earned a five star reputation as a tree company specializing in complete tree and stump removal, logging, and land clearing. We are proud to say that nearly all of our contractors and developers have come to us through referral. Other leaders in the market have experienced our commitment to doing quality work with both excellence and efficiency and they tell their friends. We carry insurance limits that qualify us to work on commercial projects, airports, schools, city, state, and federal projects. We use the right equipment to do the job safely and effectively to keep your project moving. We look forward to doing business with you.


  • Tree Climbers and Fellers for Hire
  • Complete Tree/Stump Removal
  • Logging
  • Tub Grinding On or Off Site
  • Land & Lot Clearing
  • Grubbing
  • Pile Grinding and Hauling


  • Arbor Chips
  • Hog Fuel
  • Habitat Logs
  • Habitat Stumps

Past Performance

  • Pellco Construction, Arlington Airport Flight Clearance, UW Police Station
  • Grounds and Greenbelt Tree Maintenance; Highline School District, Federal Way School District
  • Lake Sammamish Utility District Clearing for Building Expansion
  • Puget Sound Energy, Tree Clearance from Gas Line Valves
  • City of Redmond Tree Removal – Walking Path
  • Lloyd Enterprises, City of Sumner Clearing for Walking Trail Extension
  • Quigg Bros., INC. – Clearing for Triangle Park Parking Expansion and Trail Improvement, Issaquah Road
  • Expansion Costco HQ
  • Continental Dirt – Bothell High school, Bellevue High school
  • US Fish & Wildlife – Spring Creek Fish Hatchery

Arlington Airport Flight Clearance Project – 2016

Working as a subcontractor for Pellco Construction removed or serviced a total of 1300 trees. Sky High Tree Removal topped 396 trees for flight clearance; cut and removed 170 trees; cleared over 11 miles of fence line removing trees, brush, and blackberry bushes to provide a 10 foot clearance (5’ on each side) of security fence. Working is sensitive wetland area cut down 734 trees and cut and diced into 4’ sections to leave in sensitive area for decomposition.

Costco Facility Expansion, Issaquah – 2017

Night Project. Working as a subcontractor for Quigg Bros., INC. Construction, Sky High Tree Removal cut down 76 trees along entry road and removed an additional 26 cotton wood trees for new bridge footings.

Sumner Walking Trail Expansion – 2012

Working for Lloyds Enterprises as a subcontractor removed trees for Sumner walking trail. Sky High Tree Re- moval cut down 16 cotton wood trees along White River in Sumner allowing for the construction and connection of 3miles of walking trail to existing trail.

Lacey Water District Pump House Addition – 2017

As subcontractor to prime contractor Pease and Sons Construction, Sky High Tree Removal removed a 125‘ tree located within 4’ of existing pump house to make way for addition. A challenging job to execute given the tight working surrounded with electrical box other utility boxes in close proximity.

Bothell High School – 2014 – 2017

Prime dirt contractor Continental Dirt awarded Sky High Tree Removal a sub contact to perform tree work on the Bothell High School. Project extended over 3 years and included completion of various arborist reports, tasks included; cutting wildlife snags 30 feet up, carving recently cut snags to make the top look as if they have broken by natural causes, clearing hazard trees around perimeter of property, shaping wood debris to be placed in wetlands for habitat, sump grinding in sensitive areas, and clearing trees to cut path through forest for new road.