0 Likes

"ON SIGHT" climbing wall in Warsaw
Warsaw

A climbing wall is an artificially constructed wall with grips for hands and feet, used for climbing. Some are brick or wooden constructions, but on most modern walls, the material most often used is a thick multiplex board with holes drilled into it. Recently, manufactured steel and aluminum have also been used. The wall may have places to attach belay ropes, but may also be used to practice lead climbing or bouldering. Each hole contains a specially formed t-nut to allow modular climbing holds to be screwed on to the wall. With manufactured steel or aluminum walls, an engineered industrial fastener is used to secure climbing holds. The face of the multiplex board climbing surface is covered with textured products including concrete and paint or polyurethane loaded with sand. In addition to the textured surface and hand holds, the wall may contain surface structures such as indentions (incuts) and protrusions (bulges), or take the form of an overhang, underhang or crack. Some grips are formed to mimic the conditions of outdoor rock, including some that are oversized and can have other grips bolted onto them.

Source: wikipedia.org

Copyright: Marcin klaban
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Uploaded: 19/03/2009
Updated: 16/02/2012
Views:

...


Tags: climbing; climbing wall; on sight; warsaw; poland
comments powered by Disqus

Marcin Klaban
"ON SIGHT" climbing wall in Warsaw
Marcin Klaban
Cemetery Powazki - 64 anniversary of Warsaw Uprising
Marcin Klaban
Cemetery Powazki - 64 anniversary of Warsaw Uprising
Marcin Klaban
Cemetery Powazki - 64 anniversary of Warsaw Uprising
Piotr Wawryło
Graves of the Polish scouts "Zośka, Alek, Rudy" - cemetary "Powązki Wojskowe"
Marcin Klaban
Cemetery Powazki - 64 anniversary of Warsaw Uprising
Wojciech Sadlej
Spokojna 15 dziwactwa
Wojciech Sadlej
Spokojna 15 plac
Marcin Klaban
Cemetery Powazki - 64 anniversary of Warsaw Uprising
Wojciech Sadlej
Spokojna 15 Garaz
Jann Lipka
Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw, Poland
Wojciech Sadlej
Spokojna 15 Garaz
Mark Schuster
Trafalgar Square
Kostya Dmitriev
Kiev Opera House
Uwe Buecher
Piazza della Cisterna, San Gimignano
Andrea Biffi
Terme di Diocleziano - Roma
Stoney Vintson
North Cannon Beach
Andrea Biffi
Piazza del Campidoglio a Roma
Arnaud Chapin
Vedette SNSM de Cancale
Uwe Buecher
On the Leaning Tower of Pisa
Min Heo
Yosemite Fall from small swamp
Michael Goericke
St. Barbara Ruine Langensteinbach
www.360tourist.net
Lake Is Far
Michael Goericke
Kreisel vor der Ludwigskirche
Marcin Klaban
Matmata over the traditional Berber house.
Marcin Klaban
Paintball Tournament PLP Super League
Marcin Klaban
Basilica Santa Sabina
Marcin Klaban
Abandoned school workshops.
Marcin Klaban
Abandoned school workshops
Marcin Klaban
Potok wolosaty bieszczady
Marcin Klaban
Castle Sant'Angelo
Marcin Klaban
During the Warsaw Uprising
Marcin Klaban
Syrenka
Marcin Klaban
Bodies The Exhibition - The Runner
Marcin Klaban
The biggest children's playground in Warsaw.
Marcin Klaban
Studio
More About Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights. In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. Text by Steve Smith.