Vertical Cargo

Vertical Cargo

A vertical frame that has a cargo net in the middle that you must traverse vertically.

Multiple Attempt Obstacle
  • Skills
    Mental / Grip Strength
  • Race Types
    Sprint / Super / Beast

Grip and Upper Body Strength Training Equipment

Key Exercises

    Rock Climbing
    Farmers Carry
    Dead Hang

Tips for the obstacle

  • keep one foot locked into the net
  • avoid resting at the top

Ways to Train

  • Work on improving grip strength to hold onto the cargo net better
  • Build up your confidence by going up and down a tall ladder
  • Rock climb inside or outside - builds up grip strength and mental confidence

Official Rulebook Details

  • Climb up and over the obstacle.
  • Inability to climb over the obstacle.
  • Using supports (including natural supports, such as trees) to complete the obstacle.
  • If Competitors fail obstacle due to using truss (or other supports), they are able to redo obstacle from beginning.


Videos and documents for reference