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Welcome to the Rock Climbing wall at the WELL! All members can climb at the WELL, regardless of experience. Come visit one of our staff or see the orientation video below to get started!

Bouldering is allowed during all WELL hours. Safety Orientation required.

Top Rope Hours at The WELL

Winter Break Top Rope Hours
Monday - Friday 12:00pm - 7:00pm 
Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm 
Sunday Closed
Semester  Top Rope Hours
Monday - Thursday 12:00pm - 10:00pm 
Friday 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday 3:00pm - 7:00pm 
Summer  Top Rope Hours
Monday - Friday 3:00pm - 7:00pm 
Saturday  10:00am - 2:00pm 
Sunday Closed

** Upcoming adjusted Top Rope Climbing Hours:

 

Safety Orientation

Your safety orientation serves as your all-access pass to bouldering in our facility. After completing it, you are free to rent shoes and boulder in our gym any time that the WELL is open. The orientation also allows you to participate in roped climbing with our staff during top-rope hours.

Click here to complete the Orientation Quiz after watching the video!

 

Events at the Climbing Wall

Mile High is February 1-28, 2017 

Join in on the challenge for the month of February!

  • Climb 1 Vertical Mile at The WELL in the month
  • Up to 4 people per team
  • Sign up for $5 per person at The WELL's Front Desk
  • Earn a Mile High Climb Shirt

Climb your miles any time the Climbing Wall is open for Top Rope Hours.

THE NITTY GRITTY

  • 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!

Click here to check more events happening at the Climbing Wall

Workshops

It's free to climb at the WELL, but check out these affordable ways to take your skills to the next level! 

Fundamentals is your go-to class for becoming an avid top-rope climber. We teach proper belay technique, knots, climber communication, and catching falls. After this class you are able to test out and belay your friends during top-rope hours. Sign up at the Equipment Desk.

Cost Schedule (register at the Equipment desk)
$5 Sunday - Wednesday at 5:30pm, 4 students max

Beginner Workshops are an all-inclusive intro to the sport of indoor climbing. This one-hour session will go over bouldering, top-roping, basic technique and vocabulary, and more. Sign up at the Equipment Desk.

Cost Schedule (register at the Equipment desk)
$5 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 3pm, 10 students max

Lead Climbing is as close as you can get to the real rock climbing experience. This intensive 2.5 hr class teaches you the techniques required to lead climb at the WELL. Pre-requisites for this class are: Top-rope Belay certified and ability to climb 5.10- without falling

Cost Schedule (register at the Equipment desk)
$5 Check with a Climbing Wall attendant for semester schedule

Family Climb is an opportunity for both WELL members and CSUS One Card holders to bring family and children to try rock climbing!

Cost Schedule (register at the Front Desk)

$5 for WELL members' family

$10 for One Card holders' family

Every Saturday excluding special events and holidays. Maximum of 4 family members.