New Treestands And Accessories For 2016

From The View Of A Treestand At The 2016 ATA Show

SUMMIT VINE LADDER STANDS

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1 | SUMMIT VINE LADDER STANDS

Just like the name implies, Summit's new line of Vine ladder stands feature a vine-like curved design to break up stragiht lines for maximum concealment. Avaialble in one- and two-hunter options, this deluxe stand boasts a large weather-resistant mesh seat and backrest and comes fully equipped with a full-body harness, built-in footrest, padded armrest and padded shooting rail for comfort and precision. (MSRP: $299 for single ladder, $379 for double ladder)

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SUMMIT SENTRY SD

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2 | SUMMIT SENTRY SD

Summit designed this treestand specifically with the bowhunter in mind. The Sentry SD is desgined much like the popular Viper SD, but it features a new style mesh flip-up seat to provide the hunter with plenty of room when the moment of truth arrives.

The Sentry features an easy climbing design and allows you to sit high enough relative to the upright arms that you can easily shoot from a sitting position. It's available in closed-front and open-front versions. (MSRP: $289) 

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Hawk Treestands Detective 1-man

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3 | HAWK DETECTIVE SLS 1-MAN

Hawk stands unveiled a lineup of afforable ladder stands that garnered plenty of attention.

The Detective SLS 1-man stand offers a no-frills, rock-solid ladder stand at a reasonable $109.99 MSRP. 

The platform measures 18 by 14 inches and is 17 feet in height. It weighs in at 50 pounds and features stout oval tubing. 

The ergonomic seat features two inches of cushion and the Realtre Xtra pattern. (MSRP: $109.99)

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HAWK DETECTIVE SLS 2-MAN

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4 | HAWK DETECTIVE SLS 2-MAN

Boasting many of the same great features as the Detective SLS 1-man, the 2-man version from Hawk offers seating for two.

The stand weighs 74 pounds and features a 40-by-13 platform. (MSRP: $169.99)

 

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Hawk Big Denali treestand

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5 | HAWK BIG DENALI SLS

The Big Denali SLS by Hawk is roomy and stout.

Featuring a spacious 26-inch wide platform and seat, you won't feel cramped in this setup.

The MeshComfort seat is outstanding and features a 23-inch high backrest. The Stacking Ladder System design makes the stand very stable, and the shooting rail features integrated gun/bow rests. (MSRP: $164.99)

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HUNTER SAFETY SYSTEM CROSSBOW HARNESS

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6 | HUNTER SAFETY SYSTEM CROSSBOW HARNESS

The Hunter Safety Systems crew designed the first ever safety harness with the crossbow hunter in mind. It features rip cords for your rangefinder and grunt call.

Also, it has a small, mesh pocket for your cell phone. It even offers a large, zippered compartment and five additional non-zippered accessory pockets.

Comes in Realtree Xtra. (MSRP: $129)

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Bowhunters look at life a bit differently. Usually from about 20 feet up.

Treestands are a bowhunting necessity for many, and there were plenty to choose from at the 2016 ATA Show. Here are a few of the best.