Design Your Climbing Wall

Looking for info on how to attach a bolt-on climbing hold to a plywood wall? Find out here!

Step 1 - Designing Your Climbing Wall

The design of your wall is going to be a product of many variables including, but not limited to:

  • your budget; do it yourself or pay someone else?
  • your level of building/carpentry skill and knowledge
  • space available; do you rent the space or own it?
  • primary user group
  • location; basement, shed, 2nd floor, limitations
  • goals for using the wall; is it for fun or some serious training?
  • we are assuming your wall is not a commercial venture
  • a couple basic plans for a simple timber frame and plywood climbing wall can be found on the internet here and here.

Pictures below are examples of timber frame and plywood climbing walls.  



Whats Next?

Gather the materials needed to build your wall.