Jim Mandelli - P. Eng.Previously the Senior Partner at Yolles Consulting Engineers Inc. in Vancouver, Jim has turned his attention to engineering climbing wall design and construction in order to pursue more directly his desire to be involved in climbing and the outdoors.
As a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), Jim's projects outside the climbing wall world include General Motors Place, The Ford Centre for Performing Arts
, and the Grouse Mountain Resorts Chalet.Jim's unique talents as a climber and structural engineer have made him the expert of choice for climbing gyms such as The Edge
, Cliffhanger, and many school and community walls.Currently Jim
is one of the country's top adventure racers, and has unique first hand knowledge of adventure training courses - including acting as a Technical Committee member of North America's Primal Quest