treestand safety

Hot Gear: HSS Teams with ElimiShield for Harnesses

Hunter Safety System, the industry leader in tree stand safety, continues to set the industry standard in treestand harness technology with the addition of ElimiShield® Scent Control Technology. Hunter Safety System is now offering four of its most popular safety harnesses with the most revolutionary approach to controlling human odor at the source before...

Choices are Critically Important when Hunting From Treestands

The Friday after Thanksgiving 2014, I went to my favorite Michigan treestand for a morning hunt. I had climbed this particular tree more than 30 times and was confident I was safe. I had my harness on, (not a lifeline), but believed I was safe because I would lock my harness to the tree once...

Tips for Hunting Safely in High Winds

Hunters should incorporate many safety practices into their hunting routines, regardless of how hard the wind is blowing. Things such as always letting someone know your hunt itinerary (where you’ll be hunting, when you’ll return), wearing a full-body safety harness when hunting off the ground and carrying a first-aid kit are just a few...

D+DH Innovation Zone: The Treestand WingMan

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Wayne and Shauna Bogardus with Black Ash Outdoor Products provide an exclusive look at a unique new harness system that will lower a hunter to the ground in the event of a fall from a tree stand. It works whether you’re conscious or unconscious, and...

D+DH Innovation Zone: Summit Pro, Sport Harnesses

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Beth Jones with Pradco gives us the skinny on the new Summit Stands Pro and Sport safety harnesses. They’re designed for comfort and, most importantly, safety. Both are priced right, too, so you don’t have any reason whatsoever to not wear a safety harness....

Hot Gear: Your Treestand Mobility is Easier With This Tool

Deer hunters know they have to be mobile. Not only do whitetails change habits based on wind and weather conditions, but they also move to different areas and trails throughout the season as food sources change. They also respond to hunting pressure and learn to avoid stands that are hunted often. Until the invention...

Hot Gear: Safety Harness Specifically Designed for Crossbow Hunters

As crossbow hunting continues to gain popularity across the country, today Hunter Safety System announced the introduction of a new harness specifically designed to address the unique set of challenges that are associated with safely hunting with a crossbow from a treestand. The new HSS Crossbow Harness answers all those challenges in a stylish,...

Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Safe Hunting

Jake (not his real name) had planned an afternoon Pennsylvania deer hunt. He had watched his young son ascend a tree in their brand-new climber. Jake had coached his son a great deal on hunting safety and the safe use of bows, guns, ATVs and tree stands. Jake and his son were comfortable with...

2016 SHOT Show: 15 Years has Quickly Passed for Hunter Safety System

Hunter Safety System has reached a milestone this year, celebrating 15 years in business. The company continues to remain true to the original dream of its founders John Wydner, Jerry Wydner and Jim Barta of making every treestand hunting experience as safe as possible. Since 2001, the company has grown from the three owners...