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Climbing Gym
Our BRAND NEW climbing wall built by Eldorado Climbing Walls consisting of 38’ top-rope and lead climbing along with vast amount of bouldering terrain is open.
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Hours of Operation – Spring Semester (Weekend Hours Changing to this 3/1)
Monday – Thursday - 9a – 11p – Bouldering, Top-Rope, and Lead Climbing
Friday – 12p – 11p – Bouldering, Top-Rope, and Lead Climbing
Saturday – 11a -10p Bouldering, Top-Rope, and Lead Climbing
Sunday – 1-9p – Bouldering, Top-Rope, and Lead Climbing

Climbing Pass Prices

  • Single Day Pass - $7
  • Spring Semester Pass- $50
  • Spring & Summer Semester (if purchased together)- $65
  • Summer Only Pass- $30

Climbing, Pass, and Course Registration Policies & Procedures

  • All semester and day passes can be purchased at the Cashier or Outdoor Program desk (credit card only at the OP desk)
  • You must be a Recreation Center Member to purchase any of the Climbing Wall Passes
  • You must be 6 years of age and accompanied by a parent or guardian to climb (we do not provide belays)
  • In order to belay you must be 18 years of age or older, or a current CU student
  • Your valid Buff One Card or Recreation Center Membership card is required for registration.
  • All passes and instructional courses must be paid for at time of receipt (pre-registration for courses is strongly recommended).
  • Climbing Wall passes are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • You must present your Buff ID when entering the Climbing Wall facility.
  • A semester pass is required to register for any of the courses offered at the gym

Climbing Wall Courses
Top Rope Belay Course
This course is for new climbers at the climbing wall who do not have any experience or would like a refresher. Early registration is recommended due to limited spots. Climbing Gym Semester Pass covers course fee. Must be a semester pass holder to take this course.



Days

# of Part

Fee

Location

Mon 5-7pm

6

Free 

Climbing Gym

Tues 5-7pm

6

Free 

Climbing Gym

Weds 6-8pm

6

Free

Climbing Gym

Thurs 6-8pm

6

Free

Climbing Gym

Belay Test
A belay test is required before a climber can belay others on our roped climbs.



Days

# of Part

Fee

Location

Mon-Fri 1-10pm

2

Free

Climbing Wall Area

Lead Climbing Courses
This course will teach participants how to lead belay & climb using bolted anchors.  You will learn safety concerns, clipping techniques, and practice lead climbing. Pre-Requisite: Must have top-rope belay certification




Days

# of Part

Fee

Location

Mon 7-10pm

4

$20

Climbing Wall Area

Thurs 5-7pm

4

$20

Climbing Wall Area

Multi-Pitch Climbing Courses
You will learn the basics of multi-pitch climbing including rope management, rappelling, belay transitions, and safety considerations.



Days

# of Part

Fee

Location

2/12; 8-10pm

4

$15

Climbing Wall Area

2/26; 7-9pm

4

$15

Climbing Wall Area

3/5; 8-10pm

4

$15

Climbing Wall Area

3/19; 7-9pm

4

$15

Climbing Wall Area

4/9; 8-10pm

4

$15

Climbing Wall Area

4/23; 7-9pm

4

$15

Climbing Wall Area

Anchor Building Courses
Learn the basics of building bolted and gear anchors in an indoor setting. This course prepares you to take the outdoor Anchor Building course where you can practice your skills.



Days

# of Part

Fee

Location

1/28; 5-7pm

6

$15

Climbing Wall Area

2/13; 8-10pm

6

$15

Climbing Wall Area

3/12; 5-7pm

6

$15

Climbing Wall Area

4/10; 5-7pm

6

$15

Climbing Wall Area

5/1; 5-7pm

6

$15

Climbing Wall Area

Belay Escape Courses
Do you know what you should do if you’re on a climb and your partner gets hurt but you do not have enough rope to lower them down? This course will teach you how to execute a belay escape including containing a fall, tie the loaded rope off the belay device, tie off the rope, tying a Muenter hitch, and much more.



Days

# of Part

Fee

Location

2/17; 7-9pm

4

$15

Climbing Wall Area

3/11; 5-7pm

4

$15

Climbing Wall Area

4/16; 6-8pm

4

$15

Climbing Wall Area