Climbing Wall


 Whether you are new to climbing or you have been doing it for years, the CWU Climbing Wall offers clinics and classes that will suit your needs.

Our program offers one to two-day clinics on technical skills and movement technique for many levels of experience as well as quarter-long classes, which can be taken for college credit. Explore rock climbing at CWU.

The University Recreation Climbing Wall

The wall stands 50-feet at its highest point and offers climbers an excellent mental and physical workout.

Academic Quarter Climbing Wall Hours


This table shows the different climbing walls and their corresponding hours of operation.

Open Bouldering Tope Rope Youth Climbing
Sunday: 12pm - 8pm 12:00pm - 3:00pm 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday-Friday: 6am - 10pm 12pm- 2pm and 6pm-8pm -
Saturday: 12pm - 8pm 12:00 - 3:00pm 12:00 - 3:00pm

*Hours will change for holidays according to facility operating hours. Visit the Recreation Center Facility Hours webpage to learn more.

Climbing Clinics


Check out this quarter's climbing clinic options! To sign up, visit the membership desk inside the Recreation Center.

Lead Climbing Clinic Top Rope Belay Clinics
February 26th February 8th
February 28th March 7th

More Information


  • Climbing Wall Access Pass

    Climbing Wall Pass (open for community purchase)

    Daily - $7

    10 Punch Pass - $50

  • Ropeless Rodeo - NC3 Bouldering Competition

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    Ropeless Rodeo is back for the CWU Climbing Wall's annual bouldering competition. This fun event is available to all experience levels, from beginners to the advanced, and will be a great opportunity to meet fellow climbers from the PNW participating in the NC3 - Northwest Collegiate Climbing Circuit.

    This event is hosted by University Recreation & Adventure Programs. It will be hosted on January 27, 2024. It will be $35 to compete and open sign ups will be published January 2, 2024.

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Logan Scully

400 E. University Way Ellensburg, WA, 98926-7448