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Climber on the wallTop Rope Tuesdays

Tuesdays from 6PM-8PM

Interested in meeting other climbers? Want to try to make it to the top of the 50 foot wall, but don't have a partner to belay you? Top Rope Tuesdays are designed for both new and experienced climbers to find partners and share their love for the climbing community! Staff will be there to belay people for FREE.

Climber focusing on next moveLadies Night
Jan 25th  6PM-8PM

Meet other women while climbing in a positive atmosphere. Female staff will be working and available to answer any questions. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet other women climbers or check out the climbing wall for the first time, in a safe and supportive enviornment. 

Climber securing harnessLead Climbing Nights
The 2nd Friday of the month from 6pm-8pm

Come practice clipping bolts or taking whips on lead climbing night! Don't feel comfortable leading yet? Practice mock leading with a top rope back-up or practice lead belaying. Lead climbers will have prioority over top-ropers, and sorry, no bouldering allowed during this time. Expereince leading is required.

PCIA Climbing Wall Instructor Certification Course
Jan 19-21, 2019 from 9am-6pm | Cost: $95 | Recreation Members | $125 | non-Recreation Members

Interested in learning how to become a climbing instructor? Do you want to learn how to do rescues and become a more knowledgeable climber? This course is for you! Sign up at the OPR front desk, now.

Climbers posing with their gearVertical Challenge- Climbing Competition
Jan 15th-Feb 15th

$30 per person
Challenge yourself and one of your friends to climb as high and as hard as you can at CWU's vertical challenge from January 16th to February 16th. The further and harder you climb, the greater your chances to win awesome prizes. The kick off event and rule reading is January 16th at 5 pm in the climbing wall.

Climber picking next moveRopeless Rodeo Bouldering Competition-February 23rd
8:30am - 7 p.m.
Climbing Wall
$25 Pre-registration for CWU students
$35 Week of registration – students/non students
As a part of the NC3 climbing series, the Ropeless Rodeo is bringing the best rock climbers from the region’s colleges and universities to CWU. This competition is sure to draw a crowd, and everyone is welcome to come show off their climbing skills or support the competitors from the sidelines. The competition will take place at the CWU climbing wall, with check-in for competitors at 8:00 a.m. For those interested in competing, pre-registration is $25 for CWU students until Feb 15th. After Feb 15th registration will be $35 for everyone. Limited to the first 140 people. Whether coming to get in on the action or to watch it unfold, the Ropeless Rodeo is a can’t miss for any recreation enthusiast.


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