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Climbing & Bouldering

Soar to new heights! Check out our 55-foot tall roped climbing wall and our bouldering wall with more than 60 horizontal feet of terrain. Climbing equipment is available for rent during posted staff hours. We also have some climbing supplies for sale.

The Climbing Wall Program is first and foremost an educational facility. We believe that an educated climber will be a safe, technically sound, and successful climber. With a wide range of difficulty in our routes, as well as our educational workshops, we'll have something for everyone from the true beginner to the ultimate rock jock! New climbers need no previous experience. Our expert staff will get you oriented to this unique sport and on the wall faster than you can say “climb on.”

Climbing Workshops

Take your climbing to the next level and register for one of our workshops on the member portal.

Workshop Offerings

Top-Rope Belaying ($10)

Tired of waiting in line for a staff member to belay you at the top rope wall?  Grab a friend and learn how to belay each other!  This workshop will teach participants the essential skills to climb and belay including, but not limited to: climbing technique and terminology, equipment inspection and usage, proper knot tying, safety commands, and belay technique. Participants are first shown these techniques and then allowed to practice under the supervision of an instructor. Participants must complete the Top-Rope Belay Workshop and wait at least 24 hours before taking the associated competency exam.

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Climbing Basics ($10)

Introduction to Climbing is a workshop dedicated to guiding participants through the introductory phases of climbing. Topics such as moving over stone and gear will be covered so participants will have a better understanding of what it all means and how it works. This is a great class for the beginning climber and people who are just plain curious about climbing. Come on out and let us put your mind at ease with an Intro to Climbing!  Please note that this workshop will NOT teach you how to top rope belay.  We have a dedicated workshop called "Top Rope Belay" for those interested in becoming belay competent.

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Lead Climbing and Belaying ($20)

The workshop instructs participants in the techniques of lead climbing and belaying specific to indoor climbing. Participants must have already passed a top-rope belay competency exam at the Climbing Gym before participating in this workshop. Additionally, participants must be able to climb comfortably and without falling at or above the Yosemite Decimal System (YDS) grade of 5.9 before participating. Prior to participating in the class, you will need to receive a verbal OK from a climbing wall supervisor that you are able to climb at the appropriate level for the class. Participants must complete the Lead Climbing and Belay Workshop and wait at least 24 hours before taking the associated competency exam.

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Individual Training

Do you have specific goals in mind to improve your climbing?  Are you wanting to learn the skills you need to climb outdoors? Or do you not even know where to begin? We offer individual training from our skilled staff of experienced instructors who will help you improve your technique, balance, movement, strength and more. 

Individual training is not being offered at this time. Email Emily Tumilty at with inquiries regarding individual training.