Domestic Daredevils: 12 Insanely Cool Home Climbing Walls

Tubular Slide House with Climbing Wall

Climbing Walls Tubular Slide House

The coolest element in this renovated New York City loft is obviously the tentacle-like tubular slide that winds through four stories – but beams fitted with climbing mounts three stories above the living room are another highlight.

Ski Rental with a Climbing Wall in the Game Room

Climbing Walls Ski Rental

A ski chalet for rent in Salt Lake City, Utah boats a fun game room with its very own climbing wall.

Wood Block House Lattice Climbing Wall

Climbing Walls Wood Block House

This may not be a climbing wall in the traditional sporting sense, but it has a similar function: the wood lattice of this home in Nara, Japan by Tadashi Yoshimura Architects is designed as a climbing frame for the owners’ children.

Climbing Wall in a Home Gym

Climbing Walls Home Gym

A double-height home gym in Maryland gives kids a place to climb.

Colorado House with 25-Foot Rock Climbing Wall

Climbing Walls Colorado House

This Colorado residence has one very notable feature: a 25-foot rock climbing wall designed to be the center of attention, right in the middle of the living room.

Illoiha Omotesando Climbing Wall by Nendo

Climbing Walls Nendo 1

Climbing Walls Nendo 2

While this climbing wall isn’t in a private residence, it’s simply too amazing not to include. Japanese designers Nendo created what might just be the most creative climbing wall ever, using home accessories like picture frames, bird cages and deer heads. This unusual climbing wall is located at the ILLOIHA fitness club in Tokyo.