Diga di Luzzone: The World’s Tallest Climbing Wall

Installed in the 1990s, Diga di Luzzone holds the world’s record for the the tallest artificial climbing wall topping off at 541 feet or over 1.5 football fields. The wall also serves as a working dam for Lake Lago di Luzzone in Switzerland which rises over 5,000 feet above sea level. Over 650 holds and bolts were installed in a curved line on the concave wall that changes from concrete slabs to a straight vertical. 20 Swiss francs unlocks the ladder that hoists each climber 20 feet up the wall to the first pitch and earns them a lifetime of bragging rights for conquering this beast.

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