Pole Traverse

Pole Traverse

Pole traverse

Single Attempt Obstacle
  • Skills
    Grip Strength / Upper Body
  • Race Types
    Sprint / Super / Beast

Grip and Upper Body Strength Training Equipment

Key Exercises

    Rock Climbing

Tips for the obstacle

    Ways to Train

      Official Rulebook Details

      • Traverse the elements using ONLY your hands and ring the bell. Feet cannot touch the ground or the elements.
      • Competitor must stay on the bottom of the obstacle. Competitor cannot complete on the top.
      • Any part of the body touching the ground between the start and finish area.
      • Feet touching bars above head
      • Using side supports
      • Not ringing the bell
      • Competitor is committed to their lane and considered to have attempted the obstacle, once both of Competitor’s feet have left the starting step.


      Videos and documents for reference