The Art of Buildering

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Alain Robert Buildering

Buildering (urban climbing) is climbing the outside of buildings and other urban/manmade structures.

Quick Warning

This form of climbing can be very dangerous and is usually done outside of legal bounds, which is why it is done typically at night. I know exactly what you are thinking…thanks mom.

But hey that doesn’t stop us does it?

I didn’t think so.

So why urban climbing?

  • Sometimes it is all that is available
  • It’s fun
  • Gives you a different kind of rush than bouldering
  • and much more

Want more urban climbing information?

Check out this buildering article

And when you do go urban climbing make sure that you use a crash pad and some spotters.

Concrete usually isn’t very forgiving.

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One Response to “The Art of Buildering”

  1. Andrew Says:

    November 17th, 2010 at

    Thanks to your inspiration i’ve now begun climbing the buildings on my school’s campus. Thank you climbing is my life.

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