The worlds tallest indoor climbing wall is being developed on Yas Island, in Abu Dhabi. According to a press release, the project which is called CLYMB, will feature “walls [that] offer a challenge to beginner, intermediate and expert climbers as they will have the chance to scale 4 walls of varying difficulty. The tallest expert-level wall will tower 43 meters (141 feet) above the ground.”
In Norway, the Norwegian Mountaineering Association open their beatiful new vistitor center.
The architecture firm, Reiulf Ramstad designed the building to be, “anchored in an innovative interpretation of nature’s fantastic dimensions and the dramatic experience of mountaineering.”
The center contains a climbing hall, auditorium, movie theater, restaurant, museum shop, and a mountaineering library. The climbing area features a 21 meters tall (69 feet) lead and top rope climbing wall, bouldering area and a, “bouldering cave where the little ones can romp.”
More pictures can be found at Arch Daily.
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