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Masterkush


Oct 20, 2012, 12:34 PM
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Building my first wall
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Im building a pretty big wall in my backyard. About 30 feet long and 15 feet high, its mainly an endurance wall. What I would like suggestions on is what angle it should be built at. I was thinking a very slight over hang. I would love to build it so that it could range from verticle to about 30 degrees but i dont see that being possible (safe?) with such a large wall. Also as to whether it should be one big flat wall or a wall with some bulges and what not. Metolius has a climbing wall PDF that says keeping the wall flat allows for the most variation without getting trapped into the same type of moves as you would limit yourself to if you gave the wall some bulges and overhangs. Open to any feedback.


acorneau


Oct 20, 2012, 2:18 PM
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Masterkush wrote:
Im building a pretty big wall in my backyard. About 30 feet long and 15 feet high, its mainly an endurance wall. What I would like suggestions on is what angle it should be built at. I was thinking a very slight over hang. I would love to build it so that it could range from verticle to about 30 degrees but i dont see that being possible (safe?) with such a large wall. Also as to whether it should be one big flat wall or a wall with some bulges and what not. Metolius has a climbing wall PDF that says keeping the wall flat allows for the most variation without getting trapped into the same type of moves as you would limit yourself to if you gave the wall some bulges and overhangs. Open to any feedback.

You could build it with a warp: vertical (or near vertical) on one end and overhung on the other end. Thirty feet should be plenty to get a 20-30 degree difference from one end to the other.


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Check this place out. They are a bit bigger than what you have but it pretty much has the 1 long wall setup you may be referring to.

http://www.facebook.com/...?v=10151243136311351


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