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Tree Climbing With Spurs: Yes or No?

wesspurlogoThis material is adapted from an article on Wesspur’s website, used with permission. We highly recommend WesSpur as an excellent source of tree climbing gear and information.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Spur Climbing:

As a technique for climbing trees, spur climbing can be fast and efficient. It does require good technique, practice and physical strength to be truly safe. It is used by loggers and tree care workers, but is only appropriate for use in trees that are being removed, and in emergency aerial rescue situations. This is because spurs damage the tree’s vascular tissue, forming entry points for disease and insects. more…

Aero Hunter Evolution Advantages, by John Eberhart

The Aero Hunter Evolution is not another me-too product, it will totally change the way you hunt and dramatically increase your opportunities.

“The Aero Hunter Evolution is not another me-too product, it will totally change the way you hunt and dramatically increase your opportunities.”

  • The harness style hunting system is simple and the concept has been used by arborists for years.
  • You sit (with knees bent as in a regular sitting position) in an adjustable, comfortable fabric seat while facing the tree, to which you are securely fastened.
  • Your feet rest on tree-steps spaced around the tree, all at the same level.
  • To shoot, you straighten your legs, which will automatically move your upper body farther from the tree and then lean slightly back to take the shot.
  • You can move around the tree as needed on the additional steps so there are no missed shot opportunities as there are with any conventional stand.

Advantages over conventional hang-on stands, climbers, and ladder stands during hunting set-up

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