The 7 Best Stilts

Updated December 15, 2016 by Steven John

7 Best Stilts
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We spent 19 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Children love to pretend they are bigger than they actually are, and these stilts allow them to play at being a giant anytime they like. But some of them can also be used by professional painters and drywall installers to give them a height boost while on the job. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best stilt on Amazon.

7. Original Walkaroo Xtremes by GeoSpace

The Original Walkaroo Xtremes by GeoSpace are designed with an ergonomic S-shaped bend near the top of their posts. This allows a user to tuck the stilts behind their shoulders, adding extra support and stability without putting pressure on the armpits.
  • safe for users well over 6 feet tall
  • strong tubular steel design
  • slightly overpriced option
Brand GeoSpace
Model 11111
Weight 8.2 pounds
Rating 3.9 / 5.0

6. GypTool Pro

A pair of GypTool Pros can lift a drywall installer to the dizzying height of forty inches off the ground, though at their maximum height, most users will find the stilts slightly wobbly. Each stilt weighs less than eight pounds.
  • non-marring floor pads
  • 3-position adjustable heel plates
  • straps loosen with extended use
Brand GypTool
Model pending
Weight 17 pounds
Rating 4.1 / 5.0

5. Hijax Actives by Extex

The Hijax Actives by Extex eschew the under-armpit design of many stilts, instead featuring easy-to-grasp handles that are at a child's waist. This allows for both a more natural body position and for more active, fast-paced play once a youngster masters their balance.
  • made in the united states
  • aircraft grade aluminum
  • rubber feet wear through quickly
Brand Extex
Model 1915
Weight 3.8 pounds
Rating 4.2 / 5.0

4. Just Jump It EZ Steppers

A pair of Just Jump It EZ Steppers will bring out the nostalgia in parents and the joy in kids. These easy-to-use and endlessly enjoyable stilts are safe for even younger kids, as they only elevate their user five inches off the ground.
  • textured anti-slip top
  • durable braided polypropylene line
  • prone to slipping on hard floors
Brand Just Jump It
Model EZRB
Weight 8.8 ounces
Rating 3.9 / 5.0

3. Skyrunner Adult Kangaroo

With a pair of Skyrunner Adult Kangaroo jumping stilts secured to your legs, you will be able to run faster and jump higher than ever before. These unique devices can easily support a user weighing up to 200 pounds and provide both exercise and amusement.
  • great for cardio workout
  • available in several colors
  • difficult to master
Brand Skyrunner
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

2. Pentagon Tools Drywall Stilts

These Pentagon Tools Drywall Stilts can be adjusted from anywhere between 18 and 30 inches, giving the installation professional plenty of access to the tops of taller sheets of drywall and to most ceilings. They have a load capacity exceeding 225 pounds.
  • rubber soles for reliable traction
  • lightweight aluminum frame
  • dual spring design
Brand Pentagon Tools
Model 1116 Black Drywall Stil
Weight 15.9 pounds
Rating 5.0 / 5.0

1. Flybar Maverick Walking Stilts

The Flybar Maverick Walking Stilts are a toy a child will cherish for years. They are readily adjustable, with both the foot platform and arm bars rising or lowering using a locking pin system. This allows the stilts to be enjoyed by kids of various sizes.
  • oversized footrests
  • wide rubber tips for stability
  • great for kids aged five and up
Brand Flybar
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 4.9 / 5.0

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Last updated on December 15, 2016 by Steven John

When not writing or spending time with his family, Steven tries to squeeze in some mountain climbing. In addition to writing for several websites and journals, Steven has published multiple novels.


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