What are campus rungs?
Campus Rungs. Custom tooled, wooden rungs that are unsurpassed for feel and consistency. Individually hand sanded and pre-drilled. Rungs have an incut side and a flat side. Includes a detailed guide for construction and training, and mounting hardware.
How many rungs are on a campus board?
Board size is totally up to the individual needs and space constraints. Keeping the width of the board in 4 foot increments works well with 16” rungs (three rungs end to end per 4′ of board width) although there is no reason why you couldn’t go with 32” or 64”.
What does campus mean in climbing?
Campus: Climbing without the use of your feet. Example: “It’s too difficult to keep my feet on the wall, so I’m just going to campus this.” Crimp: A small hold that you can only get the first pad of your fingers on. Example: “Crimps are small.”
When should I start climbing campus?
Recommendations vary, but many climbers suggest that you should be climbing for at least 18 months before incorporating campus board training. Perform these exercises at your own risk and immediately stop if you experience any pain or irritation.
How do I set up campus rungs?
How to Build a Campus Board
- Location. Basement or loft make good locations.
- Height. Your board should be at least 8′ high at top, but not more than about 10′.
- width. 2′ is about the minimum.
- Angle. A relatively vertical angle will provide great upper body training, similar to (but better than) a pull-up bar.
How often should you campus board?
First-time campus boarders should go once a week, then build up to twice a week. No need for elites to campus more than three times per week.
Why is it called campus in climbing?
Typically, a user ascends or descends the campus board using only their hands. Hence the term “campus” has been applied to the name of the training board, training method, and style of climbing, or “campusing” in which only the user’s hands and arms are used.
How often should you campus?
First-time campus boarders should go once a week, then build up to twice a week. No need for elites to campus more than three times per week. Cycle it. Rather than campus year round, campus in phases of three to six weeks.