Video: Watch an outdoor rock climbing wall be replicated indoors using 3-D modeling and digital fabrication

The researchers were able to create the wall using a combination of 3-D modeling, digital fabrication and other techniques. They took the most challenging sections, or cruxes, of two expert outside climbing sites in New Hampshire’s “Things As They Are Now” and Utah’s “Pilgrimage” and focused on each crux that the climber used to ascend, as fabricating the entire crux would be too costly.


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