The climbing sticks can break due to a bolt failure on the center step, posing a fall hazard and risk of serious injury.
This recall involves XOP climbing sticks used to climb trees. The climbing sticks have XOP and model number XOP-LMO4-SR printed on the box. They were sold in sand ripple green color in a 4-pack. The climbing sticks measure about 36” inches tall and have three climbing steps.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled climbing sticks and return them to Xtreme Outdoor Products (XOP) for a full refund or refund in the form of a store credit.
XOP has received two reports of injuries, including scrapes and bruises, a fractured foot and ribs.
Webb’s Sporting Goods and TrailCam stores nationwide, Scheel’s in Omaha, Neb. and Overland Park, Kan., and online at XOPoutdoors.com from November 2018 through December 2018 for about $170.
Xtreme Outdoor Products (XOP), of Dubuque, Iowa
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.