The Grip Stick offers security, versatility and portability with the preferred double step design. Climb confidently with two steps at every level and Tractionite permanent non-slip coating on the top of each step that wont rub off or wear out. Be mobile and be fast with the versatility of this great independent climbing stick that nests together for excellent portability. Being quiet is also very important and the silent RamHorn attachment system removes metal on metal contact. There is no assembly required with the all welded, squeak free, construction of the Grip Stick.