What to ExpectWho Can Use the Climbing Wall?
First Time Visiting our Wall? Learn More!
Using the Climbing Wall
- All Northern Arizona University students, Campus
Recreation members, and member guests may access the climbing wall free of
charge during open climb hours.
- You can purchase a non-member pass at the front
desk of the Recreation Center when sponsored by a member.
- Participation in clinics and programs such
as family day, as well as climbing competitions is available to HLC
non-members without sponsorship.
- Anyone may rent
the climbing wall for a private event.
When Can I Climb?What Should I Bring?
We encourage Northern Arizona
University students, staff, faculty, and community with all levels of climbing
experience and ability to drop by the wall during open hours. No appointment is
necessary, but allow yourself at least 40 minutes for your first visit.
Simply check in at the desk by the
climbing wall where our friendly staff will:
- give you a blank Liability Waiver to complete. It is
mandatory that we have a complete form for each individual who enters the
climbing area. Minors will need to provide a form signed by a parent
- provide you with a facility orientation
- teach you how to check out and use climbing gear
- provide information on how to continue with the
sport of climbing
We provide climbers with
harnesses, shoes, ropes, and belay devices (if you are certified to use them)
free of charge.
are borrowing shoes, please bring socks. They are required.
welcome to bring and use your own shoes, harnesses, belay devices, and chalk
bags. However, staff have the authority to deem gear inappropriate for use at
the climbing wall.
For more information or to
reserve the climbing wall, please contact Campus Recreation at
928-523-1733 or e-mail Angela.Elgin@nau.edu