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Old 04-13-2006, 06:21 PM
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When climbing and setting your portable treestands, what height do most people hang their stands?
I myself usually go up about 20 feet. I have a rope that I pull my bow up with and it's 20' in length, I tie it to my safety bar and when all the slack is out I am approx. 20' in the tree.
I have seen some hunters permanent stands as high as 40' in a tree.
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Old 04-13-2006, 06:41 PM
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I mostly have tree ladders that are 16 feet high so thats about how high I go I have never been seen in a tree by deer so I have never had any reason to go any higher. I don't like climber stands (personal prefrence) I only use fixed position stands.
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Old 04-13-2006, 06:49 PM
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Anywhere between 15 and 25 feet.

It all depends on the tree and the terrain.
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Old 04-13-2006, 07:31 PM
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usually between 15 and 20'
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Old 04-13-2006, 07:34 PM
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I don't do fixed position stands but I go 25 - 30 feet high in a climber.
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Old 04-13-2006, 07:46 PM
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around 20ft or so
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Old 04-13-2006, 07:56 PM
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At least 20, as long as I have good cover behind me
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Old 04-13-2006, 08:01 PM
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With my ladders I am 16" high. But my climber and hang ons have me anywhere between 20-30". As said before, it depends on the terrain, cover etc.
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Old 04-13-2006, 08:29 PM
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I am usually 10- 20 feet. Do the same thing, I have a 20 foot rope and when I get to the end of it, I know I am at least or around 20 feet high![8D]
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Old 04-13-2006, 09:42 PM
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i dont hunt from tree stands much but when i do its no higher than 20 feet .dont like hieghts to much .
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