The Max Climber 2000 Rack & Pinion Lifting System is designed to provide an easier and safer method of lifting general building materials. It features 5-foot, 95-pound galvanized mast sections and is easily installed with four bolts. The climber is space efficient, and features a basket size of 57 inches by 52 inches and may be customized to fit the customer's size requirements. To ensure safety, it is equipped with emergency upper and lower limit devices and a separate emergency overspeed brake to ensure no free-falling. For convenience, it features a fold-down standing platform for installing and anchoring mast and removable controller for easier service.