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.


2015 Climbing Wall Important Dates

Date Details
April 27 – 30 Reduced Hours: Open 5-8pm
May 13 Summer hours begin
August 6 Summer hours end


Summer 2015 Climbing Wall Operating Hours

Day Operating Hours
Mondays-Thursdays 4-8 p.m.
Fridays Closed
Saturdays/Sundays Closed


Climbing Wall Membership Options

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


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