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The Stepper™ Rock Climber

Model #160424


The Stepper™ Rock Climber is a rustic pathway to fun made just for kids ages 2 to 5. It provides a fun first rock climbing experience for the youngest explorers. Colors vary slightly, and the Natural Elements™ climbers have the look and feel of real rock.


  • Can also be used as an Freestanding Play event
  • Connect to 24" PlayShaper® deck height
  • Durable, pre-cast concrete
  • Prominent hand-and footholds for confident climbing
  • Realistic cool Fossils that kids can look for and try to identify!

Developmental Benefits

  • Sensory
  • Proprioception, Tactile, Vestibular, Visual
  • Motor Skills
  • Balance, Coordination, Core Body Strength, Flexibility, Lower Body Strength, Motor Planning, Upper Body Strength
  • Cognitive Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Social/Emotional Skills
  • Cooperation, Imaginative Play, Social Skill Development
  • Learn about Developmental Benefits

Component Details

  • Age Ranges

    • 2 to 5 Years
  • Play Systems

  • Design Standards

  • Dimensions

    • Max Fall Height: Equals deck height (with 12" safety surfacing)
  • Design/CAD Files

  • All About Color

  • Color is an important decision, and our products are available in many color options. Contact your consultant to find the colors available for this component.

    See Color Inspiration

Playground products shown in video may not be appropriate for every age group. Playsystems shown in video are for demonstration purposes only. Product configurations may vary.

Video features The Stepper Rock Climber for PlayShaper playgrounds.

[video: scene fades into a full side view of the realistic glass fiber reinforced concrete playground stepper designed like a large rock. The camera slowly zooms in on a detailed shell fossil carved in the side of the rock. Scene switches to a full view of the climber as a boy stands up on the top of the climber. A young girl runs around the climber stepping up behind the boy onto the stepper.]

Woman off camera: Jump of Glen!

[video: The boy jumps of the rock climber and down to the sandy play area. The young girl steps up on the top of the rock climber and jumps off herself.]

Woman off camera: Maddie will you try climbing up there?

[video: scene switches to a side close-up of the top of the rock climber where a child’s feet and hands can be scene. The child braces themselves with their hands on the rock. A child has a conversation with the woman off camera.]

Child: Maybe tomorrow.

Woman: Maybe tomorrow.

[video: scene switches to a front view of the climber as two boys climb on the stepper. They both climb to the top of the climber and jump off as the camera zooms in and focuses on their feet. Camera switches to a close-up of a boy’s hands and feet as he steps up onto the top of the rock climber. The camera pans up to the boy’s face as he looks to a woman who is speaking to him off camera.]

Woman off camera: Ready Glen, jump off.

[video: the boy stands up on the climber and the camera pans back down to his feet. Scene switches to a ground view up to a boy standing on the climber. He shouts to child standing in front of the climber.]

Boy: Watch out friend!

[video: the boy jumps down from the climber off camera. A line of children waits their turn to climb and jump off the stepper rock climber. Scene switches to a side view of two boys climbing on the rock climber. The camera focuses on the realistic detailing of the rock climber.]

Woman off camera: Wyatt try climbing up and jumping down.

[video: scene switches to a front view of the climber as a young girl bends her knees and jumps as high as she can off the climber.]

Camera man: Oh, you got the most air I’ve ever seen.

[video: the camera zooms in to the young girl as she smirks to the camera.]

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Ages 2 to 5 Years


Let curious young minds go exploring on a safe and durable PlayShaper® playground structure. Scaled to size for preschoolers, these play systems invite youngsters to develop their physical skills while learning the social skills needed for community life.

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