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Climbing Wall

New to Climbing?

No problem!  You can stop by the climbing wall located on the lower level of the recreation and wellness center any time the wall is open and give it a try for no cost or commitment.  The multi-visit pass is available to all students and facility members to come and get the gear you need to come try it out.  The pass allows you to visit the wall for 3 visits, after which time you can take the FREE fundamentals class and use the wall at any time.

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Fundamentals of Climbing

This course is intended for individuals wishing to learn how to belay and tie knots for top rope climbing. This course will teach individuals the neccessary skills to climb independently at the rock wall.

Top Rope Skills Verification

These are offered any time during the climbing wall normal hours of operation. Climbers must demonstrate proper knots, belay techniques and climbing commands to be considered tope rope skills verified. Verification can be done 24 hours after taking fundamentals of climbing course or if you are knowledgeable climber, you may test out. Climbers must renew verification every semester. 

Lead Climbing Clinic

This class is intended for those wishing to make the next step in rock climbing. Participants must currently be top rope skills verified, and should be able to comfortably climb 5.9 on top-rope.

Lead Climbing Skills Verifications

These are offered in the summer by appointment only. Climbers must demonstrate proper know, belay techniques, proper use of quick draws, and climbing commands to be considered lead climbing verified. Climbers must be top rope skill verified prior to being considered lead skilled verified. Verification can be done 24 hours after taking Lead Climbing course or if you are knowledgeable lead climber, you may test out. Climbers must renew verification every semester. 

Contact Auburn Outdoors

Rusty Cooper, Coordinator
Climbing Wall
601 Heisman Drive, Auburn, AL 36849 
Campus Recreation Phone: 334-844-0023
Website: www.auburn.edu/campusrec 

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