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Backyard Climbing Wall

wallMainDon’t have time to go to the climbing gym? Why not make your own rock wall? Benton was frustrated that, after being a decently-active climber in high school and college, he wasn’t able to pursue this sport as much after getting married and having kids. If you happen to have a rock wall in your backyard, it should be much easier to get a short training session in.

Having a kid myself, I can certainly relate. Going to the gym regularly would be very difficult at this point, but having a hangboard and some other equipment in our house allows myself to not feel quite so out of shape on the rare occasion that I’m able to go to a larger wall. On the other hand, with this project, and most of the others here, having kids allows you a great excuse to build something awesome. You know, “for the kids!”


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Jeremy Cook

Jeremy is an engineer with 10 years experience at his full-time profession, and has a BSME from Clemson University. Outside of work he’s an avid maker and experimenter, building anything that comes into his mind!

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