The Wellness Center Climbing Wall provides challenges and fun for beginning and experienced climbers alike.
Come try out all of our climbing areas! The pinnacle measures at 35 ft. There is also a 25 ft climbing wall and 12 ft bouldering area! All students and members are welcome to use the climbing areas during staffed hours, but climbers may use the bouldering wall any time.
Summer Open Climb Hours
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
Belay Certification Class
Attend the class and learn climbing basics, terms, techniques, knots, & safety. Each class is limited to six participants. Certifications are good through the entire academic year.
- Non-Members will also be required to purchase a Guest Pass to take the class.
Lead Climbing Certification Class
Take the next step in enhancing your climbing skills by learning the the basics of lead climbing and belaying. Maximum of six participants per class.
Prerequisites - Belay certified. Ability to climb and belay a 5.8 level top-rope route.
Climbing introduction for children ages 3-10 years of age. Trained staff members teach participants bouldering basics, climbing commands, play games, and much more!Click Here for More Information
Who can use the climbing area?
The climbing area is open to any SDSU student or Wellness Center member. Guests are also permitted, but must purchase a day pass.
What does it cost?
Use of the climbing area is free to students and members.
What kind of equipment do I need?
The climbing area provides climbing shoes, chalk bags, and a harness at no charge.
Is there any training or skills required to climb?
No prior training is required to climb. Wellness Center employees are available to belay.
Can I belay other climbers?
Participants with belay certification may belay another climber. If you already know how to belay, you can take the belay skills test anytime that the climbing wall is open. Belay Certification is valid for the academic year. All climbers must re-test annually.