Does anybody practice falling out of there tree stand? Last year I put on a tree stand harness and practiced recovering from a fall. What I did was with help I got lifted off my stand having friend pull a rope that was tie off a pulley on a tree. I then needed to get hold of the tree and install a tree step so that I could take the weight off the harness rope. Then I shimned down the tree while my friend took tention off the rope. If it would have been a real fall I would have uncliped the harness rope while standing on the step.