The Student Recreation Center Rock Wall offers excellent terrain for training on boulder, top rope, and lead climbing routes. We have 24 top rope stations, 6 lead wall stations and a bouldering cave. A mandatory skills test must be passed in order to climb in the facility. Basic skills classes are taught for new climbers Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights at 6 pm. We also offer Climbing Gym Rentals for groups on and off campus. If you would like to rent the gym for your group please contact Nicole Gallaher at (208) 426-5673.
Climbing Gym Hours
Open Boulder Hours
|Monday||6:30-10 p.m.||8 a.m.-2 p.m.|
|Tuesday||6:30-10 p.m.||8 a.m.-2 p.m.|
|Wednesday||6:30-10 p.m.||8 a.m.-2 p.m.|
|Thursday||6:30-10 p.m.||8 a.m.-2 p.m.|
|Friday||Closed||8 a.m.-2 p.m.|
|Saturday||Closed||8 a.m.-2 p.m.|
After scheduled Open Boulder hours are over users will be determined by priority usage. Private gym rentals have first priority and route setters have second priority. If none of these users are in the climbing gym then Open Boulder may continue until Roped Hours begin.
Climbing Gym Rates
|Member Guest (General Guest Pass)||$6 (tax included)|
|Community Climb (Sundays only)||$6 (tax included)|
|Climbing Shoes Semester Pass||$20|
|Climbing Shoes Day Only||$3|
|Harness and Belay Device Rental||None|
|Basic Skills Clinic||None|
|Mandatory Belay Check||$5|
Belay Skills Classes
We offer free Belay Skills classes to ensure all climbers utilizing the gym have access to proper instruction.
Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays
Time: 6-7 p.m.
New to climbing? Watch this video to learn more about climbing safely.
Belay Skills Assessments
To verify belay skill competence, all climbers must successfully complete a Belay Skills Assessment (Mandatory Belay Check). Belay Skills Assessments must be done annually by all climbers using the gym. You must wait at least one day after you have taken the Belay Skills class to take your assessment.
Time: During open roped hours
|Route Setting||24 Hours Before||Oct. 6|
|Advanced Climbing Techniques||Sept. 17||Sept. 18||7-9 p.m.||$10|
|Intro to Rappelling||Sept. 24||Sept. 25||7-9 p.m.||$15|
|Intro to Lead Climbing||Oct. 1||Oct. 2||7-9 p.m.||$15|
|Intro to Anchor Building||Oct. 8||Oct. 9||7-9 p.m.||$15|
|Reel Rock Film Tour||Oct. 4||7-9 p.m.||Special Events Center||$7-Pre-sale (Ends Oct. 3)
$9-At the Door
|Heights and Frights Climbing Competition||Oct. 26||9 a.m.-5 p.m.||Climbing Gym||$25-Pre-sale (Ends Oct. 25)
$35-Day of Competition
|Black Cliffs Evening Climb||Sept. 8||Sept. 11||$15|
|City of Rocks Climbing||Oct. 6||Oct. 11-13||$95|