Keep comfortable and concealed in the new treestands and hunting blinds for 2021. Take a look at the lineup below.
1. Sportsman’s Condo SC5 Hero Blind
Want the reliability of older Sportsman Condo models, but with added features? Enter the SC5 Hero. It has three sliding windows, and one door window, increasing visibility while maintaining concealment. Its rugged, one-piece construction helps it to withstand the elements and last over time. It’s 6-feet around, and 6 feet tall, so there’s plenty of space to move around in. Plus, for those who prefer to be elevated, the metal base accepts 4×4 posts. Two built-in shelves help hold your gear. Finally, weighing in at 330 pounds, its heavy enough to be well-made, but not so heavy that it can’t be moved. This thing is ready for your next hunt.
MSRP: $1,699 | https://sportsmanscondo.com/
2. Shadow Hunter Marksman 6X6 Octagon Combo Blind
The multi-person Marksman 6×6 Octagon hunting blind is one of Shadow Hunter’s largest. Featuring an eight-sided, octagon-shaped design, this one boasts 360-degree sight and shooting capabilities. It has four oversized 34-inch by 10-inch horizontal silent windows with shooting rails, and four 8-inch by 24.5-inch vertical corner windows. It’s optimized as a multi-hunter blind for gun, archery and crossbow enthusiasts. Constructed with advanced building materials and engineered for superior sight, sound and scent-containment, these blinds are durable and effective. This blind features fully insulated and structurally engineered aluminum exterior walls, full carpeting, rodent-proof flooring, upper and lower ventilation, and more. It’s even equipped with a weapons holder, two storage shelves, a 32-inch door opening with interior/exterior locking handle, and an interior peak height of 77 inches. Upgrade options are available. It’s made in the USA.
MSRP: $2,249.99 | https://shadowhunterblinds.com/
3. Summit Viper Pro Climbing Treestand
The Summit Viper climbing stand has been a popular option for decades, and it just got better. Enter the Viper Pro. It offers improved functionality that will make setup and takedown better than ever before. It incorporates the all-new Quickdraw Pro Cable System for even faster and easier tree attachment, and has grips built in as well as quick-connect triggers that make cable adjustments a breeze. Another feature is the FasTrack system, which allows users to add Summit bow hooks and other accessories to the top frame. Of course, safety is No. 1, and all joints are locked into place before welding to reduce stress on each weld. RapidClimb Stirrups keep the climber’s boots securely attached to the platform while ascending and descending. Furthermore, the DeadMetal sound dampening technology fills critical parts of the stand with custom-engineered expanding foam. For comfort, it has a new one-piece, wrap-around arm pad that fully covers the front rail and armrests. Overall, it weighs in at 22 pounds, will hold up to 300 pounds, and attaches to trees 8 to 20 inches in diameter.
MSRP: $429.99 | www.SummitStands.com
4. Muddy Infinity Three-Person Ground Blind
The Muddy Infinity Three-Person Ground Blind is turning heads. It incorporates the innovative Shadow Mesh drop-down window curtain, which allows you to see out, but wary game can’t see in. Also included is an ultra-dark interior that’s coupled with ozone loft pockets, keeping you undetected. With ample room, you can stretch out and have plenty of space to make the shot. It comes equipped with a large door (No. 10 zipper), ultra-sized webbed base loops for larger stakes or t-posts, and a small drop-down peek window in the back (for viewing or shooting). Its dimensions are 82 inches by 82 inches. Finally, the Infinity is covered with Veil camo but has brush straps throughout the blind for additional concealment. It comes with a carry bag, rope and stakes.
MSRP: $279.98 | https://shop.gomuddy.com/
5. Banks The Stump 4 Blind
The Stump 4 by Banks is built upon a round design concept that makes it perfect for bowhunters. A rigid, heavy-duty, steel-plate base fosters easy, secure mounting. Once in place, this model has 360-degree viewing, which allows for excellent visibility. It accommodates the hunter with more than 30 square feet of room. It offers an enlarged 34-inch by 14-inch rear window, a three-point door latching system, foam floor mat, gun shelf, and vent kit. On the exterior, it has a paintable, bark-like texture. Windows open silently, seal tight and contain scent. The extremely durable, weather-resistant, UV-stabilized polyethylene construction is sure to hold up to both the elements and time, too. Get yours now. Leg system not included.
MSRP: $2,599 | https://banksoutdoors.com/
6. Millennium Q200 Buck Hut Shooting House
The Q200 Buck Hut Shooting House by Millennium is constructed of a heavy-duty, water-resistant soft shell. The tower has two adjustable legs for leveling on uneven ground. It comes with a removable platform pad, and includes a stabilizing anchoring kit. Featuring powder-coated steel construction, hunters can rest assured that durability, longevity and safety are addressed. On the inside, it sports black windows and full black interior for ultimate concealment. It’s roomy, with a 7-foot interior height and 7-foot by 4-inch width, and is designed to add either one or two 360 Revolution seats. Also, it has multi-configuration windows for rifle, crossbow or vertical bowhunting, and each window has an adjustable shooting rest. Overall, its net weight is 323 pounds, has a total height of 15 feet 8 inches, and a weight capacity of 500 pounds.
7. Summit Dual Axis Hang-On Treestand
Adding to a long line of legacy, Summit introduces the Dual Axis Hang-On treestand for hunters. This lightweight, aluminum stand features technologies to keep you comfortable. Its patented seat silently locks into two positions, sports textilene mesh, giving you comfort and security. The unique seat design even folds up to offer the standing hunter a comfortable pommel seat while waiting to take the shot. Regarding the platform, this stand incorporates a dual-post design that spreads the cables out farther, affording the hunter plenty of room on the large 34- by 24-inch platform. It also features DeadMetal Sound Dampening Technology. And hunters will also appreciate the quick-attach straps for fast, easy installation in the tree. Finally, the Dual Axis is 16 pounds, holds up to 300 pounds, and will fit on trees from 8 to 20 inches in diameter.
MSRP: $249.99 | www.SummitStands.com
8. Hawk Helium Ultra Lite Treestand
Looking for an incredibly lightweight stand? Search no more. Weighing 11 pounds, this aluminum model is easy to tote. It’s perfect for mobile hunting, especially when paired with Helium climbing sticks. This stand is also loaded with extra features, such as the Pressure-Relieving Memory Foam Seat. It is adjustable, and sports an ultra-plush cushion for longer-lasting comfort. Looking to the platform, it too is fully adjustable, and with a 16-inch by 10-inch sizing, offers plenty of foot room. The stand attaches with one Silent Pull Tight Strap, and one ratchet strap. Once in place, premium Teflon washers help keep it quiet. This model has a 300-pound weight capacity.
MSRP: $179.99 | https://www.hawkhunting.com/
9. Rivers Edge Lockdown Wide One-Man Treestand
With the Lockdown Wide One-Man Treestand from Rivers Edge, you no longer have to trade security for height. With our patent pending Ground-Level ratcheting technology, simply ratchet the platform tight to the tree before ever leaving the ground. This clever system allows the user to pull the straps up to the top of the stand while standing on the ground. Then, ratchet the straps tight up top, firmly securing the stand to the tree from the ground. This stand also features an extra-wide, flip-up, TearTuff mesh seat for those taking standing shots. Then, the 32.5-inch by 25-inch oversized platform and flip-out footrest provide plenty of room for leg stretching, or even added space to stand and shoot. Need a rest? It has an adjustable shooting rail that allows you to set a height and depth that works best for your situation. It also features dual tree blades, oversized platform ratchet straps, and octagonal tubing for unmatched stability.
MSRP: $299.99 | https://www.huntriversedge.com/
10. Southern Outdoor Technologies EZ-Platform
Want an easy-to-use platform for your soft- and hard-sided blinds? Give the new EZ-Platform by Southern Outdoor Technologies a try. It’s very simple to install, and allows the do-it-yourself crowd to quickly and easily build a platform for an elevated blind. To do this, simply connect each end together using three 4×4 wood posts. One end has the legs close together, which acts as a ladder. The other end has a wider stance for stability. You can make a 4×4, 4×5, 4×6, or 4×8 platform, and it’s crafted with 10-gauge, powder-paint-coated steel. This thing is impressive.
MSRP: $199 | https://sportsmanscondo.com/
11. Redneck Platinum 360 Hunting Chair
Need a new spot for your backside to reside? Whether hunting in a Redneck fiberglass, soft-sided, or duck blind, the Redneck Platinum 360-Degree Chair is the ultimate perch. With 360-degree rotation, you can quickly and quietly make the shot in any direction. With its adjustable legs and height, you can also easily ensure that your chair is leveled and set to your desired height. The chair’s mesh material provides comfortable sitting for hours at a time, and the back folds easily when not in use. The chair also features adjustable armrests that can easily be moved out of the way while bowhunting, making for a smoother draw. This model is strong, durable, and can support up to 350 pounds, all while weighing 34 pounds itself. The combination of quietness, comfort and adjustability gives you the freedom to enjoy long hours afield.
MSRP: $179.99 | https://redneckblinds.com/
12. Maverick 5-Shooter GX Blind
Want to enjoy a comfortable hunt? Give the Maverick 5-Shooter GX Blind a try. It offers all horizontal shooting windows with a 360-degree view, making this a turnkey blind for gun and crossbow hunters alike. It also offers plenty of space to store your gear. Plus, it’s strong enough to withstand the elements. Simply set up your Maverick 5-Shooter GX one time, and leave it there year round. This two-piece design is simple to assemble and easy to transport. Once put together, the blind has a 5-foot diameter and is 6-feet, 3-inches tall. The shell is made from durable, UV-stabilized plastic that will keep you concealed and protected from whatever weather Mother Nature throws at it. Get yours today.
MSRP: $799.99 | https://maverickblinds.com/