(6 customer reviews)



3/4″ & 1″  wide aluminum step for the ultimate “Ring of Steps”. Available in the original configuration with the strap slot or with a cutout in the strap slot so they can be slipped onto your platform strap after your platform is hunt on the tree. Place these at 9:00, 12:00, and 3:00 around the tree for best coverage or just two at 10:00 and 2:00 for smaller trees when used in conjunction with a platform.

This listing is for ONE (1) SquirrelStep – additional pictures show how it can be used in conjunction with a strap/buckle and additional SquirrelSteps.


Aluminum Ameristep replacement. These are 3/4″ or 1″ wide with a 1″ strap slot. Commonly used in a Ring of Steps configuration for foot placement at hunting height. Allows hunters to rotate around the tree for that perfect shot (recommend 4-6 steps). These weigh 3.16oz/4.4oz each and are made from 6061 aluminum. Sold individually. For the perfect companion strap for a ring of steps, see the Ring of Steps Strap.

For best results wrap each SquirrelStep in CamoForm tape or camo elastic wrap.

Customer video showing initial setup of SquirrelSteps and Ring of Steps Strap: YouTube
Video showing setup of SquirrelSteps on a Ring of Steps Strap with quick release buckle: YouTube

Rating: 333 pounds

Additional information

Weight N/A
Dimensions 4 × 3.5 × .75 in

3/4", 1"


Solid Slot (Original), Slotted (Cutout in Slot)

6 reviews for SquirrelStep

  1. Corey Nichols (verified owner)

    Excellent steps for ROS! Light, packable, and solid when used with the cam buckle strap! Excellent customer service as well

  2. pat.rogers (verified owner)

    Guys, DanO really hit a home run here! These steps are amazing. Super light weight and solid. Great machining. Get them you will love them I promise. Doesn’t get any more portable!

  3. Miles (verified owner)

    Top notch quality.

  4. Nicholas Williams

    These are the official tree step of Team NutterBuster. The lightest, most compact, public legal climbing method and platform on the market. Everything else is a mistake! 😉

  5. Ronald Dohm Jr (verified owner)

    These steps are simply the best. I use 5 for a ring, and climb with 6 to 10 individual steps. The absolute most light weight and portable system there is.

    You absolutely get what you pay for with these. I had tried a couple of steps from different company which was made of hard plastic and immediately regretted even trying something else. These are the best.

    Grip the tree amazingly and are silent when wrapped with tape.

  6. john1960515 (verified owner)

    Two of these with the OCB strap just adds great versatility in pivot points and maneuverability around the tree for good shot angles when combined with a saddle platform. The steps are compact, will last forever and rock solid for me. Great product! I should have purchased these a long time ago! I will buy another set just in case I should lose the two I have. I’m not sure I could go without them again after finally giving them a try.

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