Frequently Asked Questions
Does the Freedom Climber require electricity?
No, the Freedom Climber does not require electricity to operate. However, it the optional digital display is chosen, it requires a 110 volt power supply.
How does the Freedom Climber work?
It is the action of climbing and the climber’s weight that causes the circular surface to rotate. The rotational speed is controlled by a patented mechanism that allows climbing on either side and the speed to be adjusted from slow to fast.
Where have Freedom Climbers been installed and who is putting them in their facilities?
Freedom Climbers have been installed in over 18 countries around the world. Facilities that are using the Freedom Climber include fitness centers, military bases, universities, schools, YMCAs, rec centers, corporate offices, apartment complex fitness rooms, private residences and others. See a sample list of Freedom Climber Clients
Can it stand alone?
No, the Freedom Climber is always mounted to a wall or other structure that provides stability.
Would my wall need to be reinforced to hold it?
The only requirement concerning the mounting wall is that it be structurally sound, which most walls are. The exception is partition walls which is not structurally sound in that it has no structural connection to the structural ceiling members above.
Is there a weight limit?
275 pounds. Two people can climb at the same time but in that case the weight distribution is spread out.
What maintenance is required?
The Freedom Climber is virtually maintenance free. The climbing surface may need wiped down on occasion and the climbing holds checked for tightness.
If I put a Freedom Climber in my fitness center, where is my Return On Investment (ROI)?
The Freedom Climber, like all innovation products and equipment has a tendency to both attract and retain members. Also, when trainers become certified with our “Elevated Fitness Program”, you are able to charge clients for the unique fitness experience that includes climbing and all the benefits of climbing, as well as experience vertical training, resistance training, and suspension training. Check out our “Edu” page.
What is the cost of the Freedom Climber?
The Freedom Climber is comparable in price to a commercial grade treadmill. The Freedom Climber has been configured to serve as a workout station where three people can work out simultaneously going from climbing to vertical training to resistance training and to suspension training. See our video demonstration of these workout techniques.
Is financing available?
Yes. Please contact us for details.
How is it shipped?
The Freedom Climber comes unassembled in a crate that is 48” wide, by 96” long, by 28” high.
What size door is required to bring it into our facility?
If there is no receiving dock at your facility, the crate can be opened outside near a doorway and the individual components can be carried through a doorway as small as 30” wide.
What is the warranty?
Basic warranty is 5 years frame, 2 years mechanical, and 1 year labor. When our techs do the installation the warranty is doubled to 10 years frame, 4 years mechanical, and 2 years labor.
What options are available?
- a digital display
- matching static panels
- the suspension system and resistance bands that accompany our Elevated Fitness Program.
How much space should be designated for it as a workout station?
If it is anticipated that one individual will be using the Freedom Climber at a time, then a 6’ x 10’ space is adequate. If multiple individual will be using the Freedom Climber as a workout station, then a 6’ x 14‘ space is recommended.