How to Climb Vertical Wall

How To : Do a tricky "wall up" or "wall climb" parkour move

In this clip, Adam MC from UrbanCurrent gives you a detailed and easy walkthrough on how to perform super high wall ups. A wall up is basically climbing up a flat, vertical wall like Spiderman without any support or gadgets. This move can be done really well with practice. Che ...more

How To : Big wall climb with a basic jumaring technique

This is part of the 'How To Big Wall Book' series on rock climbing. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates basic jumaring technique for rock climbing overhang or low angle terrain. This technique for over hanging terrain called jumaring is to reduce arm strain and ascendi ...more

How To : Climb steep rock walls in rock climbing

Adopting a style that favours the body's stronger muscles is important when climbing. On steep rock, the most effective way to increase your performance may well be to change the way you climb. When climbing slabs and vertical walls it is not uncommon to be face-on much of th ...more

How To : Make a Vertical Wall-Mounted Chessboard

Love chess, but hate having to stop in the middle of a game when you don't have time to finish? This DIY vertical chess set made by Redditor pigthunder will ensure you never have to abandon a game again. It hangs on the wall, so you can pick up where you left off anytime. Here ...more

How To : Big wall rock climb with proper back up knots

This is part of the How To Big Wall Book. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates how to use back up knots when jumaring. This is a technique video for summitting or sending problems on big walls outdoors. The knots are crucial for safe and effective rock climbing techniqu ...more

How To : Indoor climb on a rock wall

Indoor climbing provides year-round opportunities for climbers. Sheltered from the weather, the climber can practice in a controlled environment while receiving instruction. Learn how to indoor climb in this climbing video tutorial. Take action: focus on your footwork, stay re ...more

How To : Run on any wall like Keanu Reeves in "The Matrix"

In this tutorial, learn how to start out with wall running. Wall running is basically the ability to hop on a vertical surface and not only climb it but run, full speed all the way across. This is a pretty awesome move and will make you look just like a character in a sci-fi m ...more

News : World's Only $68,000 RC Hummer

As Hummer puts it, "The Ultimate Gadget for Grown-Ups".... Dr. James Brighton from Britain's Cranfield University has converted a full size Hummer H3 into a working remote control vehicle. According to U.K.'s the Sun, "It works exactly like a normal vehicle - but is driven ...more

How To : Tie a Prusik knot to secure a loop to a tight line

The Prusik knot is a great versatile outdoor knot, boating knot, or paddling knot, and is used widely throughout each. Mountain climbing is a big user of this knot. You can use this knot to secure a loop to a tight line. Also great for hitching boats. A Prusik Knot forms a sl ...more

News : Pontius as the Studfinder

This one's for Party Boy Chris Pontius. He gets to be 'The Stud'. The Stud, dressed in his thong and bowtie, stands facing an unwooded section of "The Wall", constructed from gyprock with vertical 2 by 4 studs placed at 2 foot intervals. Meanwhile, on the other side... "The Fo ...more

How To : Build patio walls with posts

Instructions for building wall panels and posts using Alan Block materials. This is How-to Sheet #190, for the Courtyard Collection. Combine walls and posts in a three step process: build a post, build one wall off the post, then build a second wall off the first. Corner block ...more

How To : Do a squash forehand horizontal and vertical swing

Squash is a racquet sports game, seemingly similar to tennis, but played on a small indoor court with hollow rubber ball, much small than a tennis ball. Squash is an intense, high impact sport. This squash tutorial demonstrates a squash forehand horizontal and vertical swing. ...more

How To : Rack and clean big wall rock climbing gear

This is part of the How To Big Wall Book. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates basic racking when cleaning. This rock climbing technique is important for safe and effective big wall rock climbing. He is climbing El Capitan in this video. You should clean gear in a certa ...more

How To : Open a Wine Bottle Without Using a Corkscrew

What do you do when you have a bottle of wine ready to uncork, but no corkscrew on hand? Grab yourself a towel (or any cloth that you can wrap around the wine bottle), stand near a sturdy vertical wall or tree, and start hitting the bottom of the wine bottle in rhythmic and e ...more

News : DIY Vertical Garden Lives and Breathes

Amazing vertical wall gardens with succulents and tillandsias by couple Flora Grubb and Kevin Smith. Inspired? Pick up some HowTo tips to get you started, or learn about the supplies you'll need here. Or try this vertical trellis moss project from Lowe's.  Tillandsia garden a ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Final Mission

In Boca Al Lupo: The end is almost here. This is the last mission you will need to complete. Talk to Mario and he'll send you on your final mission, to assassinate Rodrigo Boriga in the Vatican in Rome. The mission is more linear than any other you've done up to this point, an ...more

How To : Grow ivy plants

Every one knows what ivy is, but most think of it as the poisonous ivy that gives a horrible itchy rash, but poison ivy isn't the only kind out there. There's beautiful ivy that can make your home more elegant than ever. Growing the prolific ivy plant will convince you that yo ...more

Walkthrough The Saboteur : Act 2, M3: Whisper or a Roar

Check out this mission on The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. The third mission in Act 2: A Whisper or a Roar is where Santos is looking for help again. When you get to the convoy, Sean points out that there are two very different ways to complete this mission. You can get a disgui ...more

How To : Three More Ways To Open A Wine Without A Corkscrew

Don't let a missing corkscrew deter you from uncorking your bottle of wine at your next party, picnic or romantic dinner at home. Following up on a previous post on how to open a bottle of wine using just a towel and a flat, vertical surface (a wall or a wide tree trunk), list ...more

How To : Tile a custom ceramic tile shower

Start by putting tile backer board tape on all the joints on the wall board and then put mortar over the backer board tape. Let the mortar dry and then you can begin the tile job. Install a ledger board at the base of the shower stall about one tile high. Draw some vertical an ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Mission 21

What Goes Around: Comes around. Maybe. See for yourself. You can talk to Claudia in her room on the second floor of the mansion for a bit of dialog, but no mission. Next, go to the south end of town and exit the gate to find a stable of horses just outside. Hop aboard one of t ...more

How to Walkthrough Darksiders : Journey to the Dry Road

After dealing with the Chronomancer in Darksiders for the Xbox 360, you'll have to make your way to the Dry Road where you'll immediately encounter Wingrocks. Continue up the tunnel and defeat the Fleshburster that waits for you. Once he's been dealt with, open the Soul Chest ...more

How to Walkthrough Darksiders : Anvil's Ford

Get ready to battle Uriel in the Xbox 360 game Darksiders. Uriel is an incredibly quick and powerful Angel. Follow the tunnel to the sewer then take a left. At the end of this straight away, swim down into the hole and through the tunnels below. You'll emerge in another sewer ...more

How To : Wall run in parkour or freerunning

Don't just step onto the wall to begin the wall run. It is called wall "running" for a good reason! Plus, if you just step onto the wall from the ground, you won't have enough force to drive you up and along. You need to jump onto the wall if you can. Try using your first ste ...more

How To : Unclog your sink easily

This is a do-it-yourself video of how to unclog your sink when it is clogged up. First plug the sink stopper so that no water flows into the drain. Now place a bucket below the U-bend and remove the bend by rotating the coupler. If there is any water in the bend it will fall i ...more

How To : Make a friendship bracelet with vertical hearts

In this video we learn how to make a friendship bracelet with vertical hearts. First, tape your strings to a wall, they should be two colors with four of each. Arrange them so they are alternating colors until you reach the other side. After this, grab the first string and set ...more

How To : Use quick draws while rock climbing

Quick draws link the climbing rope to the rock wall. Numerous quick draws are used during any climb. Learn how to use quick draws in this climbing video tutorial. Take action: climb with caution, use 6 to 20 quick draws, and solidify the climbing route. Josh, the instructor in ...more

How To : Paint using a roller

Tim Carter demonstrates a few simple tricks when using paint rollers. Tim Carter also talks about putting the right amount of paint on a wall surface. These interior painting techniques will help with that professional finish. To get professional painting results, before you ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Tomb 2

Il Duomo's Secret: Super simple. The entrance is on the north end of the Basilica Santa Maria del Fiore. It's on street level, and really anyone could open it but only you're smart enough. In the first hall, wall run up the throne-looking object to the left of the main door a ...more

How To : Do the "Out of Vans Skate Park" glitch in THAW

In this tutorial, we learn how to do the "Out of Vans Skate Park" glitch in THAW. First, turn on low gravity, then head to the hallway that leads into the skate park. Sticker slap to climb the fence, then find the area behind the fence and behind the black and yellow tape. Use ...more

How To : Hang a picture

In this series of video clips, expert interior designer Craig Hale demonstrates how to properly hang a picture or other wall décor. You’ll learn what sorts of tools and drywall anchors you’ll need, as well as several design tips, including how to hang art at eye level, how to ...more

How To : Install a bifold door like a professional

This video is about installing a bifold door. This door opening is 54" so we will use a 30" and 24" door to fit. To align the door: Scribe a line on the ceiling which is the distance on either side of the door opening. Run the line down the bottom so the hooks are in the same ...more

News : The Electric race

alright so Johnny and Bam run through this course "the Electric race" which is first: crawling under wires of electricness second: they jump over wires of electricness which are like hurdles about 4 feet high Third: go on monkey bars that send little electric shocks thourgh th ...more

News : Speed climb rock walls like Spiderman

Dan Osman was a real life Spiderman. This wild man did not die recklessly, but due to unfortunate equipment failure in Yosemite in 1998. This week is the tenth anniversary of his death. This is archived footage of his record breaking ascent of Lover's Leap. He climbed 405 fee ...more

How To : Light Up Your Walls with Stars

Everybody loves the stars. Well, I certainly do. As a child I'd spend hours outside during summer nights marveling at the seemingly endless amount of sparkling dots spanning the sky. Maybe you have children of your own and want to create a sparkle in their eyes, or in your own ...more

How To : Care for an Iguana Without a Cage

First of all, I would like you all to meet my good friend Iggy. There he is, in all his scaly reptilian glory. As you can see, he spends a lot more time on top of his cage than inside of it. You see, Iggy here doesn't deal well AT ALL with confinement. I don't know if it's pos ...more

How To : Unlock Your iPhone's Secret Camera Level

One interesting feature hiding inside Apple's stock Camera app is a level that helps you take photos of documents and nicely plated food from a top-down perspective. Unfortunately, you'd never know it was there since it's not enabled by default and there is no obvious setting ...more

How To : Bounce test while lead rock climbing big walls

This is part of the How To Big Wall Book. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates bounce testing when leading. Bounce testing is important because it gives you a margin of safety with placements. You can confidently climb and move faster for the better climb. You can bounc ...more

News : The Green House - Vertical Gardening Exterior Walls

This is one concept that I would love to see sweep the urban world. One thing that strikes me every time I visit a major city is how far away they are from anything that is truly alive. Not only is the air dirty, but everyone must buy their produce from the grocery store. If t ...more

How To : Lead and move up the piece during big wall rock climbs

This is part of the How To Big Wall Book. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates how to move up the piece when leading as he sends El Capitan. This is import for safe and effective climbing. This will be combined with jumaring techniques for traversing and lead climbing.

How To : Do a wall run

A multi-angle parkour / free running video showing you how to execute a wall run from a running start in both real time and slow motion. This is a great technique for climbing high walls.

How To : Build a storage chest with Lowe's

In this five part video series, we are going to be creating a gorgeous storage chest that is sure to be a favorite at your house. Over the course of these videos, I will give you easy to follow instructions, along with some helpful hints. First, we will create the front, end ...more

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