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
Full Year Membership (Fall, Spring, & Summer) N/A
Fall $25
Spring $25
Summer $10
Day Pass $5

 

Fall 2014 Climbing Wall Important Dates

Date Details
September 2 Climbing Wall Opens
October 12-14 CLOSED – Fall Break
October 27-31 CLOSED – Crimpin’ Crazies Prep
November 1 Open Competition – Crimpin’ Crazies
November 2 Collegiate Competition – Crimpin’ Crazies
November 26-28 CLOSED – Thanksgiving Break
December 7-8 CLOSED – Reading Period
December 11 CLOSED – End of Semester Closing

 

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

Introductory Belay Clinic DatesBeginning September 8th

  • Monday: 12:30 – 2:30
  • Tuesday: 1:30 – 3:30
  • Wednesday: 1:30 – 3:30
  • Thursday: 12:00 – 2:00
  • Friday: 12:30 – 2:30
  • Saturday: 9:00 – 11:00 am

 

Lead Clinics – Select Sundays: 1pm – 4pm | $15 to participate. Visit the Wilson Climbing Wall to register.

Lead Clinic Dates:

  • October 5th
  • November 9th
  • November 30th