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February 5, 2019
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Ridge Runner


The Ridge Runner by Out on a Limb Mfg.
This platform measures in at 16” X 8” and weighs right around 56 ounces. Like the Podium, The Ridge Runner is all aluminum and coated in a very durable anti-skid finish. This platform uses a cam over system with a pull strap much like the Podium. The Ridge Runner will have a few improvements that will help make the entire setup quicker, quieter and even safer. The Ridge Runner is notched all along the circumference of the platform to increase traction and to help the overall ability. Another new feature will be the leveling system. Instead of using two individual knobs like the Podium, the Ridge Runner uses a single larger leveling knob for an easier adjustment.

NOTE: All Ridge Runner orders will come equipped with the updated longer knob as well as ONE pull strap.

Please allow 2 weeks shipping for all Ridge Runner orders. We understand your excitement to receive your product and we are working hard to put it in your hands. Thank you for your patience.


  1. Derek Bull (verified owner)

    If you’re looking for a comfortable, solid platform at a small weight, look no further. The Ridge Runner is a nice platform! It has plenty of room and great traction on the surface and the sides for holding yourself in position for a great shot. The platform is also easily adjusted with a 1” threaded knob that is easy to grip, even with gloves. It has plenty of space to be comfortable at height and enough room to stand on with both feet. Side pressure is no problem with the two vertical points of contact to the tree. I would recommend this platform for any saddle hunter, beginner or experienced.

  2. Scott T. (verified owner)

    Ridge Runner is a game changer…EXCELLENT!!!

  3. Hunter N. (verified owner)

    Well built and super light and easy to use

  4. Aaron Vallette (verified owner)

    This platform is rock solid! Takes side pressure we’re well, has great traction, and is light weight. One of my favorite pieces of gear. Thanks for the quick delivery and keep up the awsome work!

  5. DEAN KEMP (verified owner)

    Very nice. Sure does make my saddle much more comfortable. Should be the best of breed when it comes to winter snow and ice.

  6. Cliff Mays (verified owner)

    Very nice platform Because it’s a little bigger than the tethrd prediter platform. The width is good. Us bigger guys would like to see the platforms a little deeper. If you made them a little deeper like lonewolf is doing you would have the best one out on the market.

  7. Reggie (verified owner)

    The platform is excellent! Size is perfect and when it cams over it is rock solid. The grip on the finish is really good.

    The only negative is the $20 shipping cost on a 3lb item. Seems excessive but I paid it to get a great product.

  8. Gregory Brown (verified owner)

    I love this stand! I packs really small but is rock solid! Never regretted this purchase! Simply awesome!

  9. Joseph M. (verified owner)

    Amazing platform, works perfect.

  10. Chris W. (verified owner)

    I ordered the ridge runner platform based on reviews from others on YouTube. It looked like the best design compared to others I saw. So I ordered it and I’m happy to report it did not disappoint in the least! I was surprised by the light weight and the aggressive coating that does not seem to let your boot slip what so ever. I love the design of the mount and how well it grabs the tree. The angle adjustment is a big knob that’s easily adjusted with gloves on and has smooth action. The real estate of the platform surface leaves plenty of room for both feet to lean or stand on and doesn’t feel awkward at any angle. It’s a rock solid platform that I feel completely comfortable and confident standing on in the tree. (And I’m not a fan of heights to begin with!) I love that it’s made by a smaller company, made in America. Thanks so much for such a great product! Highly recommended!

  11. Jason M. (verified owner)

    I’ve only mounted it on the tree once but it was much more simple to mount on the tree than my previous (homemade) platform. It’s seems to be very solid even with side pressure. I’m currently at about 230lbs without gear. I can’t wait to try it out in a couple of weeks.

  12. Christopher W. (verified owner)

    Absolutely love my Ridge Runner! Spent 2 days on it this weekend and it made a big difference in my foot comfort while in my saddle. I tried a DIY platform and tried using just the top step of my top stick. Both of those sucked and made my feet hurt. Very glad I spent the money on the Ridge Runner and I would recommend it to anyone.

  13. Stephen L G. (verified owner)

    Very impressive construction with clear made-in-the-USA pride. Surprisingly light, easily fits on the back of a pack yet has ample room to move about once in the tree. It cams down rock solid. Saddle hunters deciding between this and the Predator… the debate is over.

  14. Brian Green (verified owner)

    So far a great platform. Looking foreword to continue using it, and getting more efficient at putting on the tree in a fast fashion. Its is a little big for packing in a backpack, but that is also a trade off for more foot room in the tree. Now I am just looking for a better way to carry it to and from my sits. Solid Product!!!!

  15. Larry Brown (verified owner)

    The Ridge Runner is awesome! Love it. Exactly what I wanted. The gritty texture was unexpected and I hope it doesn’t tear up my pack. Other than that it is a 5 star product.

  16. brian w. (verified owner)

    Set it up right and you will be happy. Safe as well, I just came in from a 4 hour “sit”. I love it

  17. Marsha Wolford (verified owner)

    Its nice platform but hard for me to hang on tree. I wished it just had one button in middle to attach the strap too. Just my thoughts

  18. Ryan Saucier (verified owner)

    Incredibly well made and much lighter than it looks. The Ridge Runner is rock solid when cammed over. Very happy with the purchase.

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