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The Lighting Ceremony at Burning Man 2013.

Lighting ceremony at Burning Man 2013 Some people live a beautifully integrated life, they’ve always known what they wanted and the path was known. I have always known I love epic experiences so I have been all over the map for decades. Skills and knowledge I have acquired have more times than not been relegated to different corners of my life, with no integration. Learned skills and passions that lay dormant for too long take more time to stoke up into a roaring fire. Life is often a … [Read more...]

Stilting Ambassador, Sales and Allies

We can't say enough how much we appreciate the love and support we are receiving from all directions! You'll notice that we've added a few things to the store. We have some really affordable and cool kids stilts in multi colors, we now carry two styles of Stilt pants and yes we have a great sale going on for the month of August. Buy two or more Aluminum Stilts and receive 20% off your order. Here's a few memorable highlights of the Summer so far. While visiting Chicago I brought three … [Read more...]

The Basics of Stilt Walking

This video is the second of a two part series. In the first video we showed you how to make your own wood stilts. If you have come along with us this far, then there’s no stopping you now. You’ve gotten the call! We are stoked that you are along with us. Keep in mind you are about to embark on an activity that your brain is going to find really foreign, very much like you are walking for the first time. You will be using a different group of muscles than you are used to, AND your ankles … [Read more...]

Stilter Profile: Dalyte Kodzis

At almost every stilt outing I encounter those that are so taken with stilting that they ask a million questions. To see all that enthusiasm makes me want to get them up on stilts right now(!) so they can feel the thrill themselves. Our mission here is just that, to spread the accessibility of stilting to all who are interested. From the first time I saw stilters and was so thrilled by them but I had no outlet, it remained a mystery to me for another several years until I finally met a great … [Read more...]

How to make your own wood stilts

The video will show you how to construct a pair of wooden peg stilts. Our minimum requirement is a safe pair of stilts. Our maximum desire is to have a high level of joy! The skill level necessary is comparable to installing a new door lock. It might be helpful if I explain my approach. Ideally you are using a good grade of wood and not looking to save money here because you are going to rely on these stilts to carry your weight safely. I weigh 165 and find that these stilts held up well … [Read more...]

What you can expect: Stilting support!

This a resource place for anyone interested in stilting. We carry all the equipment you will need. We have two principal designs in aluminum and wood that we are really happy with. On the horizon we are working on a design that will integrate ankle movement and allow more fluid movement and we’re very excited about our arm stilts which are really great when creating four legged creatures. We video our outings and outings of other troupes. Not only is this great entertainment value but this is … [Read more...]