With another deer hunting season in the books, now’s the time when stands start to get taken down and put in storage while you eagerly await next fall. As you follow your checklist for off-season maintenance, this is the perfect opportunity to inspect a critical treestand lifeline–your Full-Body Fall Arrest Harness System (FBFAHS).
With deer hunting season over and spring upon us, now is the time to ensure your treestands remain in good condition during the off-season to make your fall pre-season prep even easier. Whether it’s for your favorite Summit climber or multiple hang-on setups, here are some tips for maintenance.
At Summit, we are constantly striving to build the world's best tree stands. Every waking hour of our engineer's lives is devoted to the pursuit of the perfect tree stand. The truth about stands however is that there's no such thing. Stands, like fishing lures or game calls, are job specific - you wouldn't go deer hunting with duck calls now would you? Similarly, hunters should equip themselves with the stands that were engineered and built to fit their specific needs.
The ability to change locations in a matter of minutes is, quite literally, the most effective tactic you can employ when the rut is cranking. Here’s why you should use a climbing stand during the rut.