It’s probably safe to assume that more people would own ladders if they could store them effectively. Especially those tight on space. Condensing down to 2.5 feet during storage the ladder will extend to 12.5. Assembled using aircraft aluminum and steel connectors, this ladder is quite the engineering marvel. No word yet on price or release date. Depending on what the price ends up being, this could be a great gift for the Bob Vila in your family.