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Location: Marga Hosaeus Fitness Center

Hours: The wall is open for bouldering anytime the facility is open.

Features:
New as of fall 2018, the wall features over 2,000 ft² of wall space that ranges from less-than-vertical slab to overhanging. It has an educational platform that will allow students to practice multi-pitch and top-managed climbing skills. There are four sets of anchors that allow for top-ropes. The wall also has an inclined campus board.

Access:
Facility users can access the climbing wall for bouldering anytime the facility is open, with exceptions for classes, facility closures, and regular re-setting of parts of the wall. Please follow the posted rules. Top-ropes are only accessible during belay clinics.

Cost/Price:
The climbing wall is free to all paid facility users.

Top-rope Skills Check

Skills checks are required to participate in some of the ORP’s outdoor climbing trips. You need to be able to demonstrate (without prompting) how to properly: 

  • Get into a harness
  • Tie into a harness
  • Perform a safety check of your climbing partners equipment
  • Belay
  • Break a fall and lower a climber
  • Demonstrate basic commands between climber and belayer

Equipment: Climbing shoes are available to rent at equipment checkout.

*clinic pricing and schedule will be posted as soon as the fall schedule is finalized.