This aluminum scaling wall is very sturdy and yet portable. No more having four men carrying that heavy plywood scaling wall onto the training field that eventually weathers and warps. This scaling wall can be lowered to any desired height for training a new dog on the wall. The wall meets Schutzhund trail regulation size requirements, height, width, toe grips and carpet surface. With the unique laser cut hinge system this scaling wall easily folds for convenient storage and transport. The frame of this wall is tig welded by our 28 year veteran welder. The frame is constructed of non-rust aluminum. The toe grips are made from 1 1/2" square tubing. The top deck is sturdy no maintenance aluminum that is then carpeted and riveted for extra durability. We have designed this wall to be durable yet light weight. No tools required for set up just simply open up the two halves and place the lock pins in position. When done using the wall close and transport your wall securely by pining the lock tabs that will hold the wall halves together. The Scaling Wall comes complete with lock pins and stake down system should you want to stake down the wall. The Scaling Wall meets IPO rules (1.5 meters wide x 1.9 meters high) The scaling wall weighs about 100lbs.