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New Tree Saddles, Treestands & Blinds for 2022

Whether you prefer to hunt from tree saddles, treestands, or ground blinds, the new year has given us plenty of updated options.

New Tree Saddles, Treestands & Blinds for 2022

(Photo courtesy of Outdoor Product Innovations)

See It All — Rhino 180 See-Through

Rhino 180 See-Through

The Rhino 180 See-Through blind features two walls with see-through mesh that allows you to enjoy a panoramic view of your hunting area while remaining completely concealed from the eyes of game. This three-person, hub-style blind is finished in Realtree Edge camo and also features an oversized, zipperless door, silent-slide window technology and integrated brush loops for adding natural vegetation to your hide. Other highlights include antimicrobial and water-repellent fabric treatments and reinforced stress points for added durability. The Rhino 180 See-Through weighs 16 pounds and measures 58 inches square at the base, 75 inches square at the center hubs and 66 inches tall. $249.99 |

Penthouse Luxury At Ground Level — Millennium GB100 Buck Blind

Millennium GB100 Buck Blind

The new GB100 Buck Blind from Millennium Treestands takes the comfort and proven performance of the company’s wildly popular Buck Hut elevated shooting house and brings it down to ground level. Boasting durability and features well beyond conventional ground blinds, the Buck Blind measures 7 feet long, 4 feet wide and stands more than 7 feet tall inside the heavy duty, powder-coated steel frame. The elements are kept at bay by the Buck Blind’s durable, water-resistant fabric walls and roof, while the blind’s 83-pound weight helps it remain steady in high winds. You can also secure it with the included ground stakes or pair it with a platform of your choice. The Buck Blind is large enough to accommodate multiple hunters, and each window has an adjustable shooting rest and can be customized for seated or standing shots with a vertical bow, crossbow or firearm. Black windows and a blackened blind interior maximize concealment. Price Unavailable |

Level Up! — Summit Viper Level Pro SD

Summit Viper Level Pro SD

The new Viper Level Pro SD climber from Summit Treestands features patent-pending EasyLevel dials on both the top and bottom sections, allowing you to keep the seat and foot platform perfectly level as you climb — and with the stand attached to the tree — regardless of how much the trunk tapers as you ascend. Other highlights include aluminum construction with SummitLokt structural enhancement and Dead Metal sound-dampening foam, Quick Draw Pro cable adjustment and FasTrac accessory-mounting system. The stand weighs 26 pounds and can accommodate loads up to 300 pounds. Available in your choice of Mossy Oak Elements Terra Gila (pictured) or Realtree Timber camo, the foot platform measures 25 inches wide and 36 inches deep, while the seat frame measures 27 inches wide by 37.5 inches. $529.99 |

Pack It In — Hawk Rival Micro

Hawk Rival Micro

Hawk’s new Rival Micro features aluminum construction and weighs just 10.1 pounds, making it an ideal choice for mobile bowhunters who like to employ the “hang and hunt” method while exploring new ground. Despite its compact footprint, the Micro still offers a comfortable, flip-up mesh seat, 20.5x17.5-inch foot platform and 300-pound load rating. Teflon washers keep the stand silent in use, and four platform adjustment settings will help you keep the platform level on a variety of trees. $249.99 |

An Elite Seat — Tethrd Phantom Elite Kit

Tethrd Phantom Elite Kit

Tethrd collaborated with the folks at First Lite to create the new Phantom Elite tree saddle kit that comes with everything you need to hit the field and hunt. The kit includes four main items — the Phantom Elite saddle, the MVP (Most Versatile Panel) Elite and two SYS (Store Your Stuff) Haulers Elite that attach to the saddle and allow you to carry all the ropes and other gear you need for your hunt. All four items are finished in First Lite Specter camouflage for maximum concealment. This Elite package is based on Tethrd’s GEN 2 Phantom saddle and includes the new Freedom Belt and increased UtiliBridge length. Meanwhile, the MVP turns any single-panel saddle into a two-panel saddle for increased support while suspended. The SYS Haulers Elite have been upgraded with secure zippered storage and exterior expansion pockets. Lineman’s belt, tree tether and carabiners are also included. $350 |

Maximize Your View — Primos Double Bull SurroundView Max

Primos Double Bull SurroundView Max

The Primos Double Bull SurroundView Max blind features a 180-degree, see-through fabric that offers you a panoramic view of your hunting area while keeping you completely hidden from the wary eyes of game. The blind also features a built-in sun visor for improved visibility and reduced glare at sunrise and sunset, along with a door with both zipper and bungee closures for quieter operation. The main front window also covers a 180-degree viewing area and features silent-slide closures that allow you to customize openings for your hunt. Additional windows allow you to take advantage of shooting opportunities in other directions as well. The SurroundView Max stands 67 inches tall and measures 56 inches square at the base and 70 inches square at the hubs in the center of the blind. Finished in exclusive Primos TRUTH camo, the blind comes with a backpack-style carry case, stakes, tie-down cords and a limited lifetime warranty. $399.99 |

A Saddle For Everyone — Aero Hunter Shrike

Aero Hunter Shrike

The popularity of tree saddles continues to explode, and Aero Hunter is helping everyone get in on the action by offering its new Shrike in standard adult sizes and Size X for youths and small-framed adults. Weighing just 2 pounds and rated for loads up to 400 pounds, the Shrike is a feature-rich saddle that incorporates the best features from previous Aero Hunter saddles along with several new innovations. The Shrike starts with a pleated, naturally contoured seat available in green Gorilla Mesh or Broadside camo fabric. A customizable suspension system allows you to adjust the height of the saddle bridge on the attachment loops to achieve your preferred tether angle, and you can also adjust the length of the bridge with one hand via the AustriAlpin buckle. The Shrike also features a built-in, adjustable lineman’s belt and a single row of Molle loops for adding optional gear bags and other accessories. Further, the leg strap buckles are lifted on bungee cords attached to the bridge so they don’t slap against your legs while walking or add pressure while hunting. Like all Aero Hunter products, the Shrike is hand made at the company’s sewing facility in Oregon. $279 |

Double Wide Deluxe — Primal Vantage Xtra Wide Deluxe

Primal Vantage Xtra Wide Deluxe

The Primal 17-foot Single Vantage Xtra Wide Deluxe Ladder Stand offers rock-solid stability and more than enough comfort for all-day sits at a price that won’t bust your budget. It features a 24-inch-wide, flip-up mesh seat and 29x24-inch foot platform that gives you plenty of room to maneuver for the shot. There are also padded arm rests and a padded, adjustable, flip-up shooting rail. Setup of the stand is safe and easy thanks to Primal’s Grip Jaw and Truss Stabilizer systems that allow you to secure the stand at ground level before climbing up to attach ratchet straps to the tree. Plus, the Truss Stabilizer allows you to use the stand on trees that won’t work with traditional ladder stand stabilizers and also places continuous pressure on the ladder to eliminate creaks and squeaks. Built with sturdy, round steel tubing, the stand measures 17 feet tall to the shooting rail. $285 |

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