Climbing Wall Facts
- Located on the 1st floor of the CRC next to the fitness center.
- 2,000 sq. ft. of climbing space
- 39 ft. rock wall under a 100 ft. ceiling
- Top ropes, boulder problems, and lead routes
- Rappelling deck at 35 feet
- Orientation & lead climbing classes available
- Gear rental available for shoes, harnesses, and belay devices.
Boulder Orientation The basic overview of the wall and bouldering safety, required for all participants.($7)
Top Rope Climbing Course This class provides students with the basic instruction to top rope at the wall. Successful completion of practical test allows climbers to belay at wall. Includes orientation and belay test. ($17)
Belay Test For experienced climbers who are proficient in top rope techniques. Requires Wall Staff approval. ($7)
Lead Test For experienced lead climbers who wish to lead climb on the wall. Requires Wall Supervisor approval. ($12)
BuzzCard or credit card is required to rent climbing gear at the Climbing Wall/Fitness Center Help Desk. You can also bring your own rock climbing gear if you have it!
Boulder Rental: Daily rental for 1 gear rental item (shoes, harness, belay devices). ($5)
Climber Rental: Daily rental for all climbing equipment (ropes, etc.) ($7)
Semester Pass: Pass valid for gear rental for the entire semester ($50)
Rent the Wall
Rent the climbing wall for your club/organization outings and more! The climbing wall is a fun and exciting outing for any group. ORGT staff is there to help teach climbing basics and assist with equipment rental as well as belaying.
The best time to rent the climbing wall is during the day on weekends or on Friday evenings, but our staff is willing to work with your schedule. Please email our Matt Marcus or call 404.385.1374 for more information or to request a reservation today.
Fees begin at $250 for up to 20 people for a 2 hour block of exclusive private use--safety staff and all gear included.
Who can climb?
Any member of the CRC. Children nine and older can climb with adult supervision.
How much does it cost?
There is no charge to use the wall, but you do have to rent equipment and pay for the special climbing instruction & tests prior to being "checked off" to climb on the wall
What do I have to do to climb?
Everyone needs to take our boulder orientation to use the wall. If you wish to climb on rope you need to take the belay test.
How do I take the belay test?
The best way to take the belay test is to go through the Top Rope Climbing Course. Experienced climbers who are comfortable with belaying can take the course directly with our wall staff.
What if I just want to try climbing the wall?
Stop by the wall and pick up our free "try-to-climb" card. It entitles you to 5 free sessions!
What if I have other questions?
Feel free to stop by the wall help desk and ask a staff member or contact ORGT.