Welcome to the Appalachian State University Climbing Wall!
Fall 2013 Climbing Wall Hours
Thanksgiving Break Reduced Hours:
Tuesday, November 26th
SRC Climbing Wall 12:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday, November 27th - Student Holiday
SRC Climbing Wall CLOSED
Thursday, November 28th thru Saturday, November 30th = University Holidays
SRC Climbing Wall CLOSED
Sunday, December 1st
SRC Climbing Wall 4:00pm-10:00pm
Monday, December 2nd
Resume regular fall academic hours for all facilities
Monday - Thursdays: 12:00p-10:00p
Climbing Wall Events
- Wednesday, October 30th from 6:00-10:00pm
This event is going to comprised of costumes, candy, climbing, and much more. ou can count on this night being a great predate to Halloween the night thereafter!
AMGA Climbing Wall Instructor Certification
- Friday, December 6th - Sunday, December 8th
This certification course aims to increase the level of professionalism in indoor climbing and to improve the level of climbing wall instruction. The two and one-half day program addresses the basic technical skills necessary to manage an instructional program at a climbing facility. For more information visit OP's Certification page.
ASU Climbing Team's Annual Bouldering Competition
- Sunday, November 17th
Registration is online and details can be found at the Climbing Team's webpage.
Climbing Wall Clinics
Belay Workshop & Challenge
- Belay Workshops held on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00pm
- Belay Challenges by appointment only (appointments can by made at the Outing Center)
The Belay Workshops are an introduction to the proper use and care of climbing equipment: shoes, harnesses, helmets, ropes, carabiners, and belay device. Additionally you'll learn the basic belay skills to include: safely loading belay device, anchoring when needed, belay technique, catching a climber’s fall, and lowering climber and much more. Belay Certification Information
- Cost: $5.00
- Registration: Required, visit the Outing Center to register
Lead Climbing Workshop & Challenge
- Workshops: Tuesdays from 10:00-11:30pm
- Challenges: Thursdays from 10:00-11:30pm
Lead Workshops will teach you the basics of proper clipping techniques and avoiding basic clipping errors (i.e. back-clipping, z-clipping, back-stepping). Lead belay skills will include: loading belay device, evaluating pros/cons of anchoring, spotting, belay technique that maintains brake hand on rope, catching a climber’s fall, and lowering climber and much more. Lead Workshops are offered every other Wednesday (alternating with the Lead Climbing Challenges) that classes are in session from 10:00 to 11:30pm. Lead Certification Information
- Cost: $5.00
- Registration: Required, come to the Outing Center to register
Finals on Finals Fundraiser Mini Climbing Competition & Bouldering Clinic - December 2012
Built by industry leader Entre Prises, the SRC Climbing Wall stands at 50 feet tall and offers 4000 square feet of climbing with a dedicated bouldering cave. Current students and registered faculty, staff and dependents can access the wall with no additional fees. We are open 7 days a week and welcome everyone from beginner to expert. Eight ropes give access to tons of top rope and lead routes. We offer belay workshops and lead certifications on a regular basis and we work hard to consistently update routes and problems. Take your workout to a whole new level at the SRC Climbing Wall.
Want to work at the climbing wall? Here's the application
***ALL postions for Fall 2013 are full. Check back in March for Spring 2014 openings.***
Interested in climbing at the wall, but are not a current ASU student, faculty or staff member? You may come to the climbing will with a current ASU student, faculty or staff member as their guest and pay a $5.00/day guest pass.