Ergovation® Tree Saddle – 16906


A patented ergonomically designed saddle from Buckingham is full of features to accommodate all climbing styles and motions. Features include:

  • ERGOVATION saddle has 7 different rated attachment points.
  • Fully modular design for a customized fit.
  • 6 accessory loops.
  • Comfort with Fully padded Drilex back pad to contour the pelvis and support lower back
  • Closed cell padding can be removed for washing, which improves hygiene
  • Load distributing design decreases pressure on pelvis
  • Increased padding in pelvis and hip regions for added comfort

Fully customized waist tensioner and lumbar support gives user improved fit, abdominal stability, and promotes optimal posture when climbing. Be sure to allow for heavy clothing when sizing (fit is important for comfort). In order to obtain an optimum fit, the work positioning dee rings should be positioned slightly forward of the hip bones.

  • For attachable “Y” and “H” style retrofit harnesses check out our 16906H1 & 16906H2
  • Rated to 310 lbs.

-“Love this saddle. Plenty of loops for all of my tree gear. Comfy. Fairly light. Well made. Been getting the Ergo since 1st gen”- Nick

*Orders received by 12:00/Noon EST ship same business day. After 12:00/Noon EST ship next business day.



Product Specifications

Model Number: 16906
Product Name: Ergovation Tree Saddle
Buckle Type: QC Buckle / Friction Buckle
Buckle Material: Steel
Number of Dee Rings: 2
Material: Nylon Web / Drilex / Foam Inserts
Dee Ring Material: Aluminum
Belt Strap Material: Nylon
Back Pad Material: Drilex
Accessory Loops: Yes
Tape Thong: No
Removable Belt Strap: Yes
Floating Suspension Ring: Yes
Full Floating Dee Rings: No
Leg Straps: Yes
Leg Strap Connect: QC Buckle
Tool Loops: No
Pouch Tabs: No
Back Pad Width: 9″
Belt Strap Width: 1.75″
Thread / Stitching: Nylon
Product Type: Work Positioning
User Weight Capacity: 310 lbs (when fully equipped)
Weight: 6.5 lbs
Standards: ASTM F887 / CE Standards EN 358, EN 813
Made in USA? YES

Replacement Parts

Replacement Part # Ergovation Part Photo Reference Price
16906C1 Long “D” piece w/ suspension adjustment strap & Short “D” piece w/ permanently attached slide bar buckle, and suspension adjustment strap A & B $94.85 ea.
16906C14 Waist strap w/ quick connect buckle (male end) & Waist strap w/ quick connect buckle (female end) A1 & B1 $45.20 ea.
16906C2-SIZE Ergonomic back pad w/ lumbar pocket C $170.20 ea.
16906C3 Leg strap w/ quick connect buckle (female end) D $53.90 pr.
16906C4 Quick connect buckle frame (male end) & Quick connect buckle frame adjuster bar E & F $11.30 ea.
16906C5 Ergonomic non rigid leg pads G $42.40 pr.
16906C6 Leg strap retainers (man rated) H $12.70 pr.
16906C8-SIZE Abdominal stabilizer loop side (long) & Abdominal stabilizer hook side (short) I & J $33.95 ea.
16906C9 1/2″ Lumbar support K $13.80
16906C11 1” Elastic web keepers (10 pack) L $9.00 eac.
WE6 Suspension Bridge Assembly M $131.60 ea.
1300010 1.75” Snap elastic web keepers (5 pack) N $31.50 ea.
16906C7 Leg strap retainer anchor O $22.50 ea.

Instructions / Warnings

Ergovation® Tree Saddle Instructions
Guide Lines for Arborist Saddles
Ergovation® Tree Saddle Development History
Ergovation® Batten Seat Attachment

Product Brochures

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