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Article: Damnit, Jim, I'm a Climber Not a Carpenter
I promise I did not register this name just to reply here.

The article says you may need 2x6's if you go wider than 4'. Not true. Thickness of the board is determined by the Length of the span (ie, if you go longer than 8' tall). Keep your studs spaced at 16" and 2x4's are peachy regardless of width.

Instead of buying an extra $25 sheet of plywood, You can screw 2x4's flat behind the plywood where the rungs would be. Extra sheet is faster, 2x4's are cheaper.