Get your Climb On
Our climbing wall is state-of-the-art with 10 ropes, a bouldering cave, and real feel texture and features. We provide a welcoming, friendly atmosphere where climbers of all skill levels will feel supported.
As a beginner, you will enjoy meeting friendly, outgoing, experienced climbers with a sincere desire and willingness to teach the sport to newcomers.
As an experienced climber, you will enjoy challenging problems and find great opportunities to meet other climbers.
Hours you can climb
- Monday - Friday
- Saturday & Sunday
*Morning (AM) hours are reserved for boulders and certified belay top rope climbers. New climbers are welcome and will be accommodated if the wall staff are not too busy.
NAU Employee Open Climb
What to expect
Learn about who may use the facility and directions for first-time and
Don’t have your own gear? No problem, you can borrow it.
Our routes range from beginner-friendly to expert level.
Safety is our priority at the climbing gym, which is why
everyone must be certified to belay.
Rules and regulations
Our rules and regulations are designed to minimize the risks
of climbing and make it fun for everyone.
Rent the wall
University and community groups may rent the climbing wall
for recreational and educational uses.
Clinics are a great way to learn how to belay, climb, boulder, and lead climb.Upcoming Trainings
To belay someone in
climbing is to control the slack in a life supporting rope with the aid of a
friction device. While participating in this clinic you will not only learn to
belay using the PBUS method, but also how to conduct a basic gear inspection,
properly fit and use a climbing harness, tie a figure eight follow through knot
and load and use two different belay devices; tube style and Gri Gri.
Register at the Campus
Recreation Services Desk.
Registration closes 2
hours prior to the clinic time.
Location: NAU Climbing