Rock climbing is a great full-body workout, but this type of gym, or (even better) actual rocks to climb aren’t always convenient. Check out these 20 alternatives for a DIY home-based solution!

Outdoor Walls

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Although building something indoors has the advantage of protection from the elements and (hopefully) climate control, one generally has more space outdoors. Naturally, as seen in the above picture, Make: has instructions available for building one. Of course, there are other options:

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Indoor Walls

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Of course, if you have the space to build something indoors, that’s even better. The wall seen above is one of the more impressive in-home walls featured here, but it’s certainly not the only impressive design.

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“Exotic” Handholds

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The handholds shown above were custom cast with lights inside for a very cool effect!

 

Training Aids

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If you just don’t have space for a full wall, or the time to build it, there are certainly other strengthening options. A hangboard, seen above is an excellent option for practicing handholds and grip strength.