Duke’s indoor climbing wall provides exceptional climbing for all skill levels with routes ranging from 5.5-5.12. The wall is located in Wilson Recreation Center on West Campus. The wall stands 32 feet tall with 11 ropes and over 1400 square feet of climbing. It includes features such as slabs, overhangs, arêtes, and cracks.

Wall members enjoy access to free belay classes, a variety of special events each semester, and discounted registration fees for our annual climbing competition. For groups of up to 30 people, we offer customized experiences including teambuilding activities and/or basic climbing instruction.

2014-2015 Academic Year Climbing Wall Operating Hours

Day Operating Hours
Mondays-Thursdays 4-10 p.m.
Fridays 3-8 p.m.
Sundays 1-4 p.m.

 

Climbing Wall Membership Options

Semester Price
Spring $25
Summer $10
Day Pass $5

 

Spring 2015 Climbing Wall Important Dates

Date Details
February 26 CLOSE at 9pm for staff training
March 21 – March 23 CLOSED
April 22 – April 26 CLOSED
April 27 – May 1 Reduced Hours: Open 5-8pm

 

Introductory Belay Clinics – $25 to participate. Visit the Wilson Climbing Wall to register.

Introductory Belay Clinic DatesBeginning January 12th

  • Monday: 12:30 – 2:30
  • Tuesday: 2:00 – 4:00
  • Wednesday: 11:30 – 1:30
  • Thursday: 4:00 – 6:00
  • Friday: 4:00 – 6:00
  • Saturday: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

 

Lead Clinics - $5 to participate. Visit the Wilson Climbing Wall to register.

Lead Clinic Dates:

  • February 8th
  • March 21st

 

Technique Clinics - $5 to participate. Visit the Wilson Climbing Wall to register.

Technique Clinic Dates:

  • March 28th