Safe, quiet, and easy assembly are the main focus features of Quick-Stick XL Climbing System. This system allows you to hang and climb to your treestand safely and silently from the ground, eliminating any unnecessary maneuvering and climbing. Built with design in mind, these all steel welded sticks are held secure to the tree with five one-inch Cam-Buckle straps, while the five sleeved sections with large alternating angled steps help you easily climb the 20 to your stand in no time. With an overall weight of only 25 Lbs., this system holds a weight rating of 300 Lbs. Note: This climbing system is designed for use as a fully assembled ladder with the bottom section in direct contact with the ground at all times!