Hello Hunters, Hunterhunts team is going to list the best hunting safety harness that protects you from falling. A study shows that, every hunter especially the bowhunters during their hunting lifespan he or she hunted from a tree stand without wearing a hunting safety harness.
Well, I know a couple of people and my friends whose lives have been drastically changed due to a smaller tree falls. As you growing older the injury due to tree fall gets worse. Sometimes, even a fall from 10 feet can kill you or cause you serious injury.
Most of the tree falls occur due to missteps, slips, and falling asleep on the stand. If you see any hunter going up a tree without wearing a hunting safety harness, do a favor for that person and let them know about safety harness importance.
Moreover, we listed the 5 best hunting safety harnesses on the basis of their quality standard most important ones, comfortness, buckle silence into the woods, 360° movement of tether, suspension relife strap for proper blood circulation and many more. Always remember to wear a safety harness every time you go up a tree. Buy the best one according to your weight, size, and height.
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- List Of 5 Best Hunting Safety Harness
List Of 5 Best Hunting Safety Harness
1. Hunter Safety System X-1 Safety Harness (Recommend To Buy)
Hunter safety system hunting harness comes in 6 different sizes, each size is compatible with different weight range and Torso size. Its fabricate with nylon material, the strap quality is really premium and the metallic clip withstands high pressure easily. The lanyard strap is built with 4 break-away stitching to slow down your falling speed than the standard one. Moreover, it also comes with 2 tree climber loops.
My height is 6’2″ and weight is around 250 lbs, and I buy the larger size 2x-3x. I bought this one because in the winter season we need warmer cloth so it fits great without adjusting the size but in the warmer season, it completely adjusts to the smallest size. That’s just something to keep in mind before buying any hunting safety harness. This one is the best hunting safety harness for big guys.
The tether strap or tree strap is 1-7/8 inch wide and easy to wrap around the tree. Make sure there is no slack in the tether while you are in the sitting position. The deer drag or suspension release strap is 1 inch wide and comes with a carabiner at one end. The suspension strap is tie with the back loop of the safety harness. Best to use when you hanging over the safety harness and need to release your blood flow into your legs.
The Hunter Safety System X-1 bowhunter harness and Hunter Safety System Ultra-Lite bowhunter harness both are durable and premium quality material products. It’s hard for me to choose between them but I go with the X-1 hunting harness due to its low prices. There is hardly a 0.50 lbs weight difference between these two safety harnesses. Recommend to buy this one due to its $60 under budget price and best for all types of hunters especially for bow hunting and tree stand hunting.
2. Muddy Ambush Hunting Safety Harness (Extreme Comfort)
Well, Muddy Amush safety harness was designed with Sitka Tribe members, one harness fitted the most. Its constructed with lightweight nylon material, but the shoulder, waist, and legs straps are padded for extreme comfort. Its lightweight low profile design provides you premium comfort and silent hunting features. The quick-release buckle mechanism ensures its safety and quickness. The flexible 360° movement tether harness comes with a carabiner for a perfect tie with a tree belt.
Moreover, the waist loop is perfect to attach the climbing belt and the silent low profile bungee bino holders provide quick access for your binoculars. The hidden suspension relief strap pocket on the right side of the waist strap provides you to relieve the pressure on your lower extremities.
If you’ve been searching for the perfect silent hunting safety harness then the hunt is over. I recommend this hunting safety harness for big guys due to its extreme comfort with perfect safety and stealth. Really great features with lightweight quality material. Great product to buy under $80 budget with Optifide Elevated II Camo pattern.
3. Summit Hunting Safety Harness (Premium Quality)
Summit Hunting Safety Harness designed on the basis of a military-inspired MOLLE (Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment) attachment system that allows for complete accessory customization using ladder-style webbing. The shoulder strap is padded with extremely lightweight comfort. The quick lock buckle on the waist and leg strap provides you a safe and secure fit. Moreover, all Summit safety harness meets the Treestand Manufacturers Association (TMA) standards.
High-performance bungee tether comes with a carabiner that ensures its perfect locking system and a completely adjustable full-body fall arrest harness system. Apart from this, it includes 8 feet long Lineman climbing rope at no additional cost resulting in quickly hook up to and maintain continuous contact with your tree.
It’s easy to adjust every strap, for a secure and perfect fit that never binds. Recommend to all hunters due to its durability and so lightweight properties. Moreover, available in small, medium, and large sizes, best to buy under a $100 budget. Best for tree stand hunters.
4. TREE SPIDER Speed Hunting Safety Harness (Lightweight)
TREE SPIDER speed hunting safety harness is fabricated with nylon material and padded on the back, shoulder, and leg strap. The shock-absorbing bungee flexible tether has a full 360° range of motion. The tether provides optimum length to reduce fall distance without sacrificing full shooting freedom with a pivot connection at the tree by a carabiner. The chest adjustment strap comes with a YKK buckle and the leg strap comes with 2 venom leg buckles. The buckles are fabricated with CNC machined aluminum to reduce weight.
The SPIDER SPEED safety harness is the only product that offers clips patented integration system for use with ScentBlocker jackets. Moreover, the Ario Mesh back combined with X-Web provides you perfect fit and all-season comfort. It comes with a 1.25″ wide Suspension Relief Strap on the right side of the safety harness. Also, it comes with vertical climbing loops and a 1-7/8 inch wide tree strap.
Best harness to buy in the lightweight category with extreme comfort. Overall, it is a good product to buy for bowhunters and tree stand hunters. If you have to choose between under $100 budget hunting safety harness among all. I will recommend you to go with this one after the Hunter Safety System X-1 Safety Harness.
5. Hawk Elevate Lite Hunting Safety Harness (New One)
Hawk safety harness constructed with lightweight padded nylon waist and shoulder straps for ultimate comfort. Flexible 360° movement tether comes with a one-hand quick set carabiner, that provides slack free adjustment with tree strap. And the durable elastic chest strap and quick release leg strap buckles ensure its safe and secure fits.
Moreover, the hidden pocket of the suspension relief strap provides you quick access during a fall or hanging. Also, comes with lightweight silent bino cables for easy access to the binoculars. Currently, Hawk features the most innovative and comfortable harnesses on the market. Recommend to use this one because sometimes you give a try to newly launch products after knowing their new features.
We listed the 5 best hunting safety harness after tested them on the field and conversated with experienced bowhunters. Well, first we selected 5 best hunting safety harness brands, after that listed one best safety harness product from each brand. All, best in their field but if I have to choose one from them then I will definitely go with Muddy Ambush Hunting Safety Harness. Moreover, let me know your favorite hunting safety harness below in the comment.
Frequently Ask Question:-
1. When should a hunter wear a full-body safety harness?
Well, the answer is every time you go up a tree. Because it is better to stop something bad from happening than it is to deal with it after it has happened.
2. How long the harnesses good for?
As per Industry Standard rules, the average lifespan of a hunting safety harness is around 3-5 years. Well, this depends on the manufacturer itself, some are even durable up to 8 years. Always check your safety harness before you wear it.
3. How do you use a hunting safety harness?
Every safety harness comes with manual instruction and a DVD full of instructions with video. Here are a few steps you take care of while using the hunting safety harness.
- Tree strap:- Tight properly the tree strap with the tree.
- Flexible Tether:- Tie your tether by a carabiner with the tree strap and make sure there is no slack in the tether while you sit and stand on the tree stand.
- Suspension Relief Strap:- Always check your SRS before you wear the safety harness.
- Buckle Adjustment:- Always fit your upper buckle properly and lose a little bit of the leg strap buckle because when you fall its helps to adjust your grinds with the help of suspension relife strap.
4. What is the best tree stand safety harness?
5. Which one is best for hunter safety the climbing safety harness v/s Hunting safety harness?
The answer is climbing safety harness because it feels safer when you fall from a tree and there is no circulation gets cut off in climbing harness. In a hunting safety harness, it’s hard to keep your face towards the tree as compared with a climbing harness. Go with a climbing harness rather than a hunting safety harness.