General Requirements

  • Rec Membership is required (day passes accepted).
  • A day or semester Climbing Gym pass is required.
  • Climbers must be 12 years of age or older to climb. All participants under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The Climbing Gym Orientation must be completed every academic year.
  • Rental climbing shoes are available.
  • Loose chalk is not permitted. 

Rope Climbing Requirements

  • Outdoor Program staff are not available to belay.
  • A skills verification request is required prior to being allowed to belay (min. age of 15). A belay class is recommended prior to taking the skills test.
  • A belay tag must be worn at all times indicating if you are a lead or top-rope belayer.
  • Harnesses and belay devices are available to check-out at no extra charge.