How high is your stand…. more…..

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This topic contains 47 replies, has 43 contributors, and was last updated by straightedge123 StraightEdge123 5 years, 6 months ago.

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  • November 11, 2007 at 10:18 pm #515917 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 8/11/2005
    you guys scared of heights :p

    i use a 30 ft huntin’ hoist that i attach to the bottom platform of my lone wolf. i will climb until it has about a foot of cord left or until it pulls my bow from the ground. it all depends on the land and amount of cover available. but beware, if anything falls from this height it’s going to be in more pieces than a puzzle.

    November 11, 2007 at 10:23 pm #515918 Back to Top REPORT
    Big B

    Joined: 1/23/2005
    I only go at the most 15. I don’t like hights so getting any higher just freaks me out.
    November 13, 2007 at 2:22 am #515919 Back to Top REPORT
    Illinois Hunter

    Joined: 10/23/2007
    I am becoming a wimp in my older age. I used to go around 20ft with a platform stand and no harness (dumb@@@), but now I use climbers with a bar or ladder stands around 15ft. I have found that by having some military netting wrapped around on the front bar helps to keep the deer from freakin out if they see me.
    November 13, 2007 at 2:27 am #515920 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 8/25/2006
    6′ tripod

    November 13, 2007 at 3:46 am #515921 Back to Top REPORT

    Age: 36
    Joined: 8/19/2004
    it depends on terrain and cover. i have shot deer from 8′ to 35′. just depends on whats available. kinda pointless to go up 25ft cause you can and then can only see 5ft beneath your stand. [=}=]


    November 13, 2007 at 3:48 am #515922 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 4/12/2007
    20 + here also [=}=]
    November 13, 2007 at 3:57 am #515923 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 8/4/2004
    16ft ladders here. [=}=]
    November 13, 2007 at 4:02 am #515924 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 1/5/2007
    I think my butt sits 2.5ft off the ground in a double bull chair (a.k.a. crotch rocket) but the few times I have sat in a tree its been around 12, 15, and 20ft
    November 13, 2007 at 9:28 am #515925 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 11/8/2004
    I hunt anywhere from ground level to nearly 40 ft high….depending on cover, terrian. and deer travel routes.
    November 13, 2007 at 3:01 pm #515926 Back to Top REPORT


    Joined: 2/22/2006
    It depends on how high I have to go to get some cover. This time of year I try to use all of my 30′ pull up rope when I hunt from my climber. Most of the hang on stands I have set up are between 15 and 20′, but some of them become useless after the trees loose there leaves.
    November 13, 2007 at 3:19 pm #515927 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    20-22′ On my best Buck
    November 13, 2007 at 5:32 pm #515928 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 12/2/2004
    Usually 30ft. in the climber.I have a pull rope cut @ 33ft. and hook to top of climber figuring 3ft. space. :thumbup
    November 13, 2007 at 8:45 pm #515929 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    its best to get 20ft high no higher or lower but it is ok to have a treestand 12 ft high if thats the only tree in a good spot the higher the farther the deer has to be to make an ethical shot
    November 13, 2007 at 8:53 pm #515930 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 9/4/2007
    as mentioned cover and terrain.

    i use cedars.

    somewhere between 15 and 20′


    July 20, 2010 at 3:01 am #515931 Back to Top REPORT


    Joined: 1/13/2009
    Big Game Ladder Stand, 18 feet to seat!!
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