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home climbing wall buildDead-center in Canada’s BC province (half-way to Alaska for lower 48ers) Greg Stokes, home climbing wall builder, climber, and all-around adventurist, has built a home rock climbing wall worth driving half-way to Alaska to see—and you can bet he’d be happy to have you. Continue Reading…

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Wall pics generously shared by Rene Keyzer-André and Margarita Martinez

My Home Rock Climbing Wall Just Got A Whole Lot Smaller

Months ago I was so content with my basement home rock climbing wall, neatly tucked into a cozy corner of a windowless room. Now thanks to walls like this one built by Rene and Margarita, all I can think about is moving my family into an abandoned warehouse and sleeping on mattresses positioned as fall-break padding for bouldering friends and family. Not going to happen, but still fun to see what the experienced wall builders can do with lumber, plywood, and in this case some crazy-amazing tape measuring skills (wishing I’d have done better in geometry class, sigh…). For an aspiring home wall builder to get a glimpse like this behind the plywood of a complex and massive structure, the experience is solid gold. Continue Reading…

DIY climbing hold grip tapeNot your typical commercial climbing hold, but if you’ve got an arête on your home climbing wall, this is a cool trick to have on deck—I just had to throw in at least one skateboard reference, even if the all-too-obvious pun. Continue Reading…

home-rock-climbing-walls-climbing-hold-giveawayGrand Prize: 60 Pack of Atomik Climbing Holds

Note: Contest closed 12/18/13. Winner will be contacted and announced soon.

Fresh from the factory and ready to fill your home rock climbing wall. 60 quality holds from small to extra-large. Don’t have a wall yet? All the excuse you need to start building.

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Home Rock Climbing Wall Route Setting Tools Wandering Off?

If you’ve had a home rock climbing wall for longer than a day, you’ve probably already spent what feels like a lifetime searching for your misplaced route setting allen wrench. New holds itching to get on the wall. Large holds spinning under body weight. Where is that thing! Continue Reading…