Outdoor Pull-Up Bars – Top 5 To Choose From In 2020

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An Updated Guide Of Which Outdoor Pull-up Bars To Choose From In 2020

Here you will find the updated 2020 guide of the outdoor best pull-up bars currently available on the market. If you are like me and absolutely love working out outdoors you will know the freedom it brings; having more room to do certain movements like muscle ups or just being able to soak in the sun and hear the birds singing as you do your pull ups. 

If you also want to be able to work out in your backyard on a strong, weather resistant pull up bar you can either make your own if you are on a tight budget, or purchase one that has already been tried and tested; I will include a guide to both in this article.

What to expect from this guide ?

This outdoor pull-up bars reviews buyers’ guide will go over the most valuable products you can currently get for your money, how you can use them effectively for you workouts, and with which exercises. Note that the order they are reviewed in does not mean one is considered better than the other; for each and every product, I will cite items pros and cons so that you can effectively decide for yourself which one is the best for you.

Product reviews

In this article I will go over some of the outdoor pull-up bars products currently available in terms of:

  • durability/solidity
  • efficiency
  • features
  • customer reviews
  • price


Stamina 65-1460 Outdoor Fitness Power Tower

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  • Super heavy duty build
  • Very resistant to outdoor elements
  • Stable
  • Quick and easy assembly

This pull up bar/dip station has been hardware engineered to withstand outdoor elements and features a weather-resistant, paint-chip and corrosion resistant with UV protection to maintain its vibrant green color. On top of that, you have multiple grips to choose from and are guaranteed further stability due to items weight.

The Ultimate Body Press pull up bar is a solid bar that will hold up to the elements with its galvanized steel and powder coat finish — don’t expect this bar to wear out or rust any time soon. Just grab one of these, two 6×6 posts and some concrete, and you’ll have enough to build yourself an awesome garden pull up bar that will last for years to come. 

Watch the video further down to see how you can make your own pull up bar. It may come cheaper overall, than buying a proper outdoor pull up station, and will also be much more satisfying as you will have built it yourself.

SizeWeightMax weight capacityMaterialRating
4 ft
1.25 diameter tubing
7 lbsOver 250 lbsGalvanized steel with powder coat finishA 4 star rating on Amazon


  • Heavy duty
  • Very durable to outdoor elements
  • low price
  • Rated Amazon’s choice


  • You have to build the pull up bar yourself with posts and concrete

The Pull up & Dip station is a unique, versatile piece of equipment that can be set up outside on a tree, or inside, on a wall. It comes with adapters to switch between a tree or wall setup in seconds. The bar can also be rotated 180° on itself to provide you with the means of doing dips and more. 

Installation is quick and easy and due to their design, the bars can be taken apart and fit inside of a backpack  if needed. The handles offer a bunch of practical different grip positions, and are made from durable powder coated steel.

SizeWeightMax weight capacityMaterialRating
Bar diameter: 1.18 in
Distance to wall / tree / pole: 16 in
19 lbs286 lbspowder-coated steel and stainless steel A 5 star rating on Amazon


  • Heavy duty
  • Versatile
  • Great for indoor and outdoors


  • More costly

This versatile pull up bar is constructed from a set of metal pipes, thus requiring no bolts or tools  and making it drastically fast to set up. It features an all aluminum construction and stands at 92″ tall, adjustable all the way to 77″ making it ideal for Australian pull ups with you feet on the floor, dips, and offering you 6 different height levels for pull ups. It has a built in stabilizer, and weights a total of 36 lbs. 

Once again, due to it’s weight, you might want to stabilize the bar further with the use of sandbags or weights, if you are going to do explosive type exercises such as muscle ups or clap pull ups, as muscle ups will cause the bar to sway partly, nevertheless, never to the point where the exercise becomes unsafe. An all around decent bar, easy to set up, adjust and carry around.

SizeWeightMax weight capacityMaterialRating
91.7 x 44.9 x 41.7 inches36 lbs300 lbsaluminumA 4 star rating on Amazon


  • Quick to assemble and take apart
  • Great for indoor and outdoors


  • More costly

The Stamina 65-1460 is a 90 lbs. steel constructed power tower. This pull up bar/dip station has been hardware engineered to withstand outdoor elements and features a weather-resistant, paint-chip and corrosion resistant with UV protection to maintain its vibrant green color. 

On top of that, you have multiple grips to choose from and are guaranteed further stability due to it’s weight. You can leave this one under the rain, snow and wind all year long and not have to be worried about it rusting or being damaged in any way; this pull up bar is built for durability and performance.

SizeWeightMax weight capacityMaterialRating
49″ L x 50″ w x 81″ H90 lbs300 lbsSteelA 4 star rating on Amazon


  • Specially built to withstand harsh weather and stay outside all year long
  • versatile
  • premium, heavy duty construction
  • Stable


  • None to note

A functional piece of equipment made from the same company that builds the awesome outdoor pull up bar reviewed just above. The Stamina outdoor fitness multi-station gym is not tall enough to do pull ups on, but should rather be used to experience the benefits of a full-body exercise routine with movements like dips, push-ups, knee raises and inverted rows.

The Multi-Use Station is constructed from heavy-gauge steel and element resistant stainless hardware. It’s also outfitted with a specially-designed coat of pain that’s UV and corrosion-resistant, making this workout station a very durable product that will last for a very long time. The only thing you should be worried about it the paint deteriorating in extreme environments.

SizeWeightMax weight capacityMaterialRating
49 x 28.5 x 44.9 inches60 lbs300 lbsSteel frame A 4.5 star rating on Amazon


  • Resistant to outdoor elements
  • versatile
  • Durable construction


  • Can’t do pull ups

Building Your Own Pull Up Bar

If you find your self on a tight budget and have some time on your hands, building a pull up bar yourself is a great option. However, you will want to be very careful with the measurements as it is easy to make an uneven bar, and also with the materials; if done right, you can build a pull up bar that will last you a lifetime.

There are many great tutorials on the internet that show you how to build durable, heavy duty pull up bars, and I’ve put one below for you to take a look. Watch the video to get an idea of the materials you will need, and overhead cost. You could then decide if you’d rather buy one, make one, or whichever is best for you.

Outdoor Pull Up Bars - Conclusion

It has been proven that working out outside has great benefits. Of course there may be days where the weather isn’t really playing in your favor and you may not want to be doing sets of pull ups under a waterfall of rain, but otherwise, these are a great all year round way of working out. All of the above featured products can also be installed inside of your home, if you prefer.

If you are looking for exercises to do, head over to this pull up bar exercises guide, where you will see the plethora of available exercises that will help you build strength and muscle, all whilst enjoying the (hopefully) sunshine.

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