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Model # MT-17

Internet # 100658952

Store SKU # 855572

17 ft. Aluminum Telescoping Multi-Position Ladder with 300 lb. Load Capacity Type IA Duty Rating

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$159.00 / each
  • Smooth curved rails for comfortable climbing
  • Double riveted steps for long lasting durability
  • "This ladder is great!" (see reviews)


Model # MT-17

Internet # 100658952

Store SKU # 855572

The MT-17 Telescoping 17 ft. MultiLadder is versatile and easy to transport. The telescoping design allows the ladder to be used in 4 different positions -- twin stepladder, stairway stepladder, extension ladder and as 2 scaffold bases. In the stepladder mode, the multiladder can be used for one or two person jobs with a duty rating of 300 lb. per side. The ft. are slip resistant and the ends of the ladder are flared for firm support. Smooth curved rails allow for comfortable climbing. With its many uses, this ladder may fit all your climbing needs.

  • Easily converts to: 1. Twin Stepladder 2.Stairway stepladder 3. Extension ladder 4. 2-Scaffold bases
  • Extra wide flared bottom for firm support
  • Slip-resistant feet
  • Telescoping design for maximum versatility
  • Designed for one or two person jobs
  • The #1 brand in professional climbing equipment:

    werner ladder guide

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Base Spread (in.) 
16 in 
Ladder Height (ft.) 
Maximum ladder length (ft.) 
Maximum reach (ft.) 
Minimum ladder length (ft.) 
Rung/Step Depth 
1 in 
Ladder Rating 
Type 1A - 300 lbs. 
Load weight capacity 
300 lb. 
Nonslip tread 
Number of Steps 
Product Weight (lb.) 
39.6 lb 
Step rise (in.) 
Twin steps 
Weather Resistant 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
OSHA Compliant 
Manufacturer Warranty 


Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 1348 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Many ladders in one! The variations of this ladder make it extremely functional. With that capacity comes weight and the weight of this ladder makes it sometimes difficult to maneuver especially in tight spaces. Love the ability to use it in so many heights. March 10, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Better than warehouse store Little Giant This is my go to ladder. I have 17 ft Werner and Little Giants, (the warehouse store version of LG, which I understand is lighter weight than the one sold elsewhere), and a regular 24' extension ladder. I find this to be the most stable of the three. Although it weighs a few pounds more than my LG and for a 60+ y.o. woman can be a bit heavy to move around, this inconvenience is more than offset by its stability. I also love that I can do without an 8' step ladder as this is close enough in height, and by using in step or extension positions, gets me most of where I need to go. Highly recommend. September 19, 2011
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by a part broke off before first-use I bought a Werner MT-17 telescoping ladder. When I tried to use it for the first time, the "soft touch knob (blue)" broke off right away. I had to go online and order the "36-31 - MT-00 SOFT TOUCH KNOB REPL KIT" for it. It should be here sometime this week. I will replace the knob, and then try to open/use the ladder again. I'm sure that it will work well - but it's pretty bad when a part breaks off right away, from a brand-new item. April 30, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Folding Ladder I needed a ladder to reach the top of my motorhome to wax it. This ladder fit the bill, and it's sturdy and easy to store! January 20, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by a little heavy but heavy duty and very sturdy After you get by confusing directions and do hands on this product is the best I have had in 40 years January 20, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent product Extremely versatile (multi-positions--twin stepladder, stairway stepladder, extension ladder, 2-scaffold bases). Stores compactly. Pretty light weight so I can move it without any assistance. It also folds out with ease. Extremely well made. February 25, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Seems to Work as Advertised I spent a lot of time researching and trying to make a decission on this manufacturer's product or its main competitor's. In fact, I probably spent more time researching the product than I will using it over the next 2-3 years! I finally decided to go with this brand because: 1) I could find little evidence of difference in the quality or functionality; 2) this one is a fair bit less expensive; 3) I really don't need a ladder all that much. The ladder has been pretty easy to use - just as demonstrated in the videos I found in my research. It seems plenty sturdy for my needs and I think I picked the right size (the next size up - 22ft I think - was on sale for less than this one but it would have been larger than I need and would have been heavier). Even this one at about 40 pounds is heavy enough that it wears me out dragging it around the outside of my home to clear the gutters. (I already have a wood step ladder that was just a little too short but it only weighs around half as much as this one.) The first time I used it I found my hands got totally filthy - maybe from residual dirt/grime from the factory? - but after that I've used gloves. I intend to try to clean it but I'm not sure what to use. My bottom line is that I'm fairly satisfied that I got a product that lives up to what's written about it with my personal negatives being that 40 pounds is more than I thought when it comes to the effort to move around my home and, for the little use I expect to have for the ladder it was more expensive than I would have preferred to spend. June 20, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Solid-Stable-$$$ Value Excellent Multi-Use Ladder that is made very well. It is a ROCK Solid climbing platform that offers many great features for the homeowner. The adjustable Dual-Step ladder and extension will be my most common uses inside and out. Each side can handle the Class 1A 300# OSHA\ANSI rating, perfect for high projects that need 4 hands to complete. It weighs in at 37lbs, less than its more expensive LG competition. Although I'm a light frame kind-of-guy, I find the portability and set up easy and intuitive! Its adjust-ability and versatility has allowed me to replaced a 4ft & 8ft A-frame ladder set for less $$$, and takes up far less storage space! I've found Werner is a ladder manufacture trusted and respected well in the industry. In all, the MT-17 is a Solid Investment to secure our personal safety while working in and around our home. Highly Recommended! December 25, 2009
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