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Therapy Ropes Course, Stadtbergen

Augsburg (Bavaria)

In autumn 2014, the organization ‘Bunter Kreis’ asked us to design and build a special ropes course in the area of their new therapy centre ‘Ziegelhof’ in Stadtbergen near Augsburg.

In close collaboration with their team of therapists we created a facility which is suitable for therapeutic climbing, as well as experiential-educational work with people committed to wheel-chairs.

The High Ropes Course consists of a top-rope safety-system serving four climbing elements, a wheel-chair accessible Flying fox, and a suspension bridge. Both areas can be reached over a generous access ramp with no obstacles.

In designing this facility, there were a number of parameters that had to be considered. There needed to be enough room for wheel-chairs on the platforms, smooth access from element to element, low barriers on all open-sides, and self-closing access doors.

Future extensions to the facility were planned in.

The Safety Trainer Course we provided for the staff is certified by IAPA, and was delivered in spring, 2015.


Type: High Ropes Course
Height: 6.5 m
Area: 50 x 35 m
Norm: EN 15567