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Reach New Heights!

Throughout the year The WELL hosts several competitions and events at the rock wall! Whether you are a beginner or experienced climber we have an event for you. 


Technique Top Out 

Technique Top Out is held on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Come learn how to improve your climbing technique, and how to train for climbing in a laid-back atmosphere. Each week will highlight a new technique or way to train! Fall 2017 dates: 

  • September 5th & 19st: 5:00pm - 6:00pm 
  • Oct 3th: 5:00pm - 6:00pm 
  • November 7th: 5:00pm - 6:00pm 
  • December 5th: 5:00pm - 6:00pm 



Chalk Talk

Explore the world of climbing with free presentations by professionals and guest speakers.

  • Chalk Talk Workshop: Adidas Climbing Athlete, Chelsea Rude. Chelsea is a professional climber and coach. She coaches a local youth team in Boulder, and was one of the coaches for the US Climbing Team from 2010 to 2013. Chelsea is currently ranked top 10 in the world for both sport climbing and bouldering. She has sent multiple 5.14’s and V11's
    • September 26th,Climbing Clinic 5:00pm-6:00pm, Presentation 7-8pm
    • Location: Climbing Wall  




First Ascent Thursdays 

First Ascent Thursday are free social events at the climbing wall where students can experience competitive activities, challenging games, and a sense of community.

  • September 11th,  4:00pm - 7:00pm - Top out Comp
  • November 13th, 4:00pm - 7:00pm - Crate Staking
  • December 4th,  4:00 - 7:00pm  - Speed Climbing Comp 




Level Up Competition 

Check back this Spring for more information.




Mile High Climb

February 2019

Join the challenge! The Mile High Climb challenge runs from February 1st - 25th each year. Climb one vertical mile (132 laps) within the month of February to receive a t-shirt! You can complete this challenge as an individual, or as a team of up to 4 people. Register at the WELL front desk, $5 per person.  


  • One mile on the WELL’s Climbing wall is equal to 132 climbs (laps).
  • Teams can work together to reach the mile-high distance.
  • It’s a great idea to get belay certified for the Mile High Climb.
  • Sign up for a Climbing Fundamentals class at the Equipment Desk today!
  • All 132 laps must be completed to earn the t-shirt!



Go Boulder Go Home

October 20th 2018

Join us for the 9th Annual USA Climbing, Collegiate Climbing Series.  

  • October 20th, 9am - 3pm 
  • $16 a person, Sac State Student Price $10 a Person (Must Register at The WELL)
  • Must be a USA Clmibing Member to Compete
  • Lunch
  • Raffel and Prizes

For more information and to register

Special thanks to our sponsors:


Adidas Terrex & Five Ten