This 13-inch-tall step stool from Worx helps your reach the ceiling and doubles as a sturdy toolbox. It has enough space inside to hold up to 28 pounds of tools, and its step can hold up to 324 pounds. It has a fold-out carrying handle and a pull-out drawer for accessory storage.
Russian firefighter Artur Prosport shared video of a competition where participants show off their speed climbing a building. Each player must run to the wall carrying a one-story ladder, then use it to ascend three floors as quickly as possible. We imagine this would be much slower if they were wearing their firefighting gear.
Atulie’er village is situated on the edge of a cliff in Sichuan, China. Historically, it took villagers a half-day to climb a series of 17 wood, rope, and vine ladders to get there. The China Traveller takes us on a tour of a more recent addition to the community, a metal ladder made from pipes that offers a more direct, but still exhausting route.