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For high-rise work in fields such as agriculture, forestry and architecture, and inspired by the climbing motion of inchworms, chimpanzees, and sloths, we have developed a biped climbing robot - Climbot. Consisting of five 1-DOF joint modules in series and two special grippers at the ends, Climbot is capable of grasping objects and climbing poles, trees and trusses. In this paper, we first introduce this novel robot, and then present three climbing gaits. We perform simulation to illustrate, verify and compare the proposed climbing gaits.