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Up to 4 week lead time. Scout platform replaces top step, comes installed. Step does not come with stick if Scout option is ordered as step. Monarch ONLY available in 14", 17".

The SHIKAR Lightweight Climbing Sticks & Saddle Hunting Steps

Introducing the lightest, most packable tree stand climbing stick on the market! The SHIKAR lightweight climbing sticks are designed specifically for the run and gun bow hunter!

Why is the SHIKAR the best lightweight climbing stick for saddle hunters? Weighing only 24oz, the SHIKAR is the new standard in lightweight climbing sticks for mobile, run-and-gun bow hunting. With 90 degree rotating standoffs, you can mount them on any tree making saddle hunting a breeze.

Download SHIKAR Climbing Sticks Instruction Manual 

Looking for a specific configuration of the SHIKAR lightweight climbing sticks? Give us a call and customer order yours today! (580)-541-3794

LIGHTWEIGHT Climbing Sticks

Weighing at only 24oz (Standard 17" Climbing Stick) they're the lightest climbing sticks the industry has to offer. You'll barely notice the weight on your pack. Below are the weights for each length, not including the strap.

  • 14" - 22oz
  • 17" - 24oz
  • 20" - 26oz
  • 22" - 28oz

VERSATILE Saddle Hunting Sticks

The “SHIKAR” is setting new standards in both Compatibility and Function. With the ability to rotate standoffs up to 90 degrees, you can mount them on any tree making your tree selection for saddle hunting a breeze.

SHIKAR Tree Stand Climbing Stick Specifications

  • 100% American Made
  • Each stick weighs 24oz (without attachment method)
  • 300LB weight rating
  • 17 1/8 inches step to step
  • Offered in both single and double steps
  • Double step sticks are 27” when folded
  • Width of steps are 4.5” to center of stick
  • Rugged no slip design on steps
  • Each stick has a built-in aider attachment hole located at the bottom of the stick
  • Variety of attachment methods available
  • Optional platform available (The Scout) adds only 8oz to the stick.

Advantages Of Saddle Hunting

  • Extremely Lightweight Tree Saddles: Tree Saddles are lightweight, making you more mobile. Perfect for the Public Land Owner! Our new lightweight saddle hunting steps make climbing a breeze too. At 24 ounces, we offer some of the lightest saddle hunting steps on the market.
  • Little to no noise: With a tree saddle, you don’t get the noise typically associated with pulling up tree stands. 
  • Hunters Safety: While there have been lots of hunters who have fallen from conventional tree stands, when saddle hunting you are tethered to the tree from the moment you leave the ground until you step back on it after the hunt, making it almost impossible to fall.
  • Affordable: While some of our saddle hunting platforms may be a tad more expensive than some traditional tree stands, you only need 1 saddle hunting platform. Gone are the days of needing multiple stands for multiple sets. Save time and money saddle hunting.

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All Canada orders will be shipped via USPS and charged $75 up front to cover the fluctuating cost of shipping. Once your order ships we will refund you the difference! So if your order cost $55 to ship then we will refund you $20! Contact us if you would prefer another shipment method!

Warranty Information
Out On A Limb MFG warranties all products against manufacturing defects. Products NOT manufactured by Out On A Limb MFG and Straps are NOT covered by the Out On A Limb MFG warranty. If you have any issues with your products, please fill out our warranty claim form and we will be in touch shortly.
93 Reviews
  • 4
    High Quality & Light, but Too Much Fiddling

    Published by Brandon on 5th Dec 2020

    The stick is very well made and high quality. Packs super nice and lightweight as advertised. I didn't realize the fiddle factor though and that is my only knock. If your ok with that and a lot of hunters are, these are great. I decided to instead go with a fixed stick after trying these for a few weeks. There was a little step movement, even went using the stand offs to tighten the steps down, but these things are rock solid on the tree, almost so much that they can be hard to remove.

  • 5
    Shikar Sticks

    Published by Craig Cutter on 27th Nov 2020

    Great set of sticks ! For the mobile hunter on the move you want find a better set of sticks. They are super light and pack better than any stick on the market. Most of all I appreciate the quality workmanship, as I feel safe using the Shikars. Also, Matt is a pleasure to deal with and customer service is excellent.

  • 4
    Great product one suggestion

    Published by Eric Havrilla on 18th Nov 2020

    Love how compact they are however I have found at times on quick short hikes where I wish i could pack them with the steps and offsets already deployed. Find a way to add that as an option and have them stack easily and it makes them even more versatile. Thanks.

  • 5
    Climbing stick

    Published by Matt on 14th Nov 2020

    If you want a stick that can be extremely compact, this is it.

  • 3
    Shikar sticks

    Published by Jeff on 13th Nov 2020

    Very solid and sturdy. Pretty clanky/noisy esp up here in the cold North but looking to stealth strip at end of season. Still am struggling to keep step tight as I hold knob tight and turn standoff to keep step from loosening as I climb up or down. Over all this is my 3rd set of high end sticks and so far would rate in the middle.. nothing against the product or the awesome workmanship but just not practical for me in dark and cold twisting knobs and standoffs until they bleed just to have step loosen as I climb.

  • 5
    Great sticks

    Published by Stefan on 1st Nov 2020

    I’ve only tried Hawks and these. Night and day difference. Hawks were junk. OOAL is a solid, light weight, packable product. I won’t need to continue searching.

  • 5
    Shikar stick

    Published by Joe Delabarrera on 30th Oct 2020

    Excellent quality,

  • 5

    Published by McGee laymon on 24th Oct 2020

    Shikar sticks are Great! They bite into the trees very well never a second thought about them slipping such a great product ive since then bought more products would definitely recommend!!! Thanks again!

  • 3
    Shikar sticks

    Published by Jarrod Hedrick on 21st Oct 2020

    The problem with these sticks just happens to be a pretty big deal. The problem is the adjustments you have to make to the stick before use. It takes time, causes movement, makes noise, and produces a petroleum scent. All of these things greatly increase the chance that a mature buck will detect you. So the design of the sticks that make them so compact and easy to carry is also the Achilles heel.

  • 5

    Published by Ryan Lewis on 17th Oct 2020

    All i can say is these sticks are by far the best ive used. Super packable and light. Exceeded my expectations!

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