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Climbing and Bouldering Wall

 

Climber on the Climbing Wall (photo)A mountain of fun awaits you at our 45-foot indoor climbing wall! Experience the sensation of outdoor climbing under the unique, natural lighting conditions of our air-conditioned solar dome. Climbers of all ability levels can challenge themselves at one of thirteen climbing stations with more than 4,300 square feet of vertical terrain. Our full-service facility provides bouldering, top-rope, lead climbing, indoor climbing lessons and group rentals. Let the professional staff at the wall introduce you to the thrill of climbing while you improve strength, balance, and coordination.

Harnesses, climbing shoes, and chalk bags are available for rental. Helmets are available at no charge. A short introductory class and or skills check is required each year.

 

Climbing Policies

Free Climb August 25-30
Dollar Climb September 23
Dollar Climb October 21
Dollar Climb November 18
  1. The climbing wall is open for Rec Center Members, Eligible Students, and their guests.
  2. Each climber wanting to purchase a pass, regardless of ability, must pass a skills check. Climbers with little or no experience must take the Intro to Climbing class. Skills tests are valid for one year from the semester of purchase with the purchase of a climbing wall pass.
  3. Approved guests of members are only eligible to purchase an Intro to Climbing class or skill test, and a one-time climb or day pass and may climb only when accompanied by their UNT member/sponsor at check in & purchase and during all climbing activity.
  4. Members and guests must be at least 16 years of age to use the wall.
  5. All climbers must sign a UNT Indoor Climbing Facility Participant Waiver (pdf). Patrons under 18 must have the form signed by a parent or guardian.
  6. Patrons wishing to use a personal climbing harness must have their harness checked by staff prior to each use. Only personal harnesses, shoes and chalk bags may be used.
  7. Shoes are mandatory.
  8. No cell phones, food or drink inside the climbing area at any time.

Climbing Passes

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Fall Pass $30 $40
20X Pass $20 $30
10X Pass $15 $25
Day Climb $5 $7
1X Climb $3 $5
Equipment Rental $1 per item per day

Family Climb Weekends

It's fun for the whole family! Climbers of all ages are invited to climb the 45 foot climbing wall at the Rec Center! Prices include entry into the building, a day climb pass, and climbing equipment. This is open to Students, Rec Center Members and their guests.

Saturdays & Sundays
3pm-7pm
$11 per climber (ages 4-15)
$15 per climber (ages 16+)
Parents must remain with children at all times.

Climbing Classes

Outdoor Pursuits offers several climbing classes to teach beginners and advanced climbers alike. Stop by the climbing wall for more information on the following classes:

ClassRate
Skills Check* $5 (30 min)
Intro to Climbing† $10 (2 hrs)
Intro to Lead Climbing $10 (2 hrs)

*Skills checks are valid for one year from the semester of purchase with the purchase of a climbing wall pass.

† Each climber, regardless of ability, must pass a skills check. Climbers with little or no climbing experience must take the Intro to Climbing class.

All climbers may rent UNT climbing equipment. Patrons may use their own harness, shoes and chalk bag if each piece of equipment passes inspection by climbing wall staff.