Climbing Wall

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Indoor Climbing Wall Hours

Spring 2020 Hours

Effective March 17, the indoor climbing wall is closed.

Monday, January 6 – Friday, May 1

Day Time Closures
Monday – Thursday 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday, March 8 – Saturday, March 14
Friday 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Climb With Us

If you are a first-time climber with us, please sign the acknowledgment of risk and policies form (anyone under 18 years of age must have a parent’s signature) during your visit. Bring your Wolfpack One Card for each visit.

  • Please wear climbing or athletic shoes.
  • We require helmets to be worn while climbing and recommend them for belaying and bouldering.
  • If you are climbing above shoulder-height, a top rope belay is required.
  • We provide equipment for your use:
    • Ropes
    • Harnesses
    • Helmets
    • Belay Devices
    • Anchors
    • Shoes
  • You may use your eco-ball, harness, shoes, helmet and hardware.
  • We do not allow climbing chalk or personal ropes.

Climbing Basics Clinics

Take one of our climbing basics clinics to learn the basics of rock climbing and belaying. The cost of these clinics is $10.

Clinic Registration

  • You must register at the Outdoor Adventures Equipment Rental Center.
  • Payment can be made in cash, checks made out to NC State University, or credit/debit card. We accept Visa and MasterCard.
  • No refunds will be issued.
  • If you need to cancel we will do our best to reschedule you in another clinic.

Spring 2020 Climbing Basics Clinics

Day Time Price
Thursday, March 19 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. $10
Tuesday, March 24 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. $10
Wednesday, April 1 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. $10
Thursday, April 9 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. $10
Tuesday, April 14 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. $10
Wednesday, April 22 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. $10

Belay Test

If you have previous experience belaying or have completed our belay clinic, you must pass our safety skills assessment to belay at our climbing wall. Safety skills are performed daily.

Group Programming

Have a group you want to bring to the climbing wall? We offer custom programming so any group can come and have the climbing wall for themselves. For more information please complete the custom program form below.

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Gym to Crag: Skills for Climbing Outside

Students Climbing at Pilot Mountain

This skills-based class will assist gym climbers in gaining appropriate knowledge of climbing outside. This class will assist climbers in making the transition from a gym climber to an outdoor climber. Topics that will be covered in this class are:

  • Personal Anchors
  • Two Point Anchor Building
  • Safely Accessing Top Rope Bolts
  • Transitioning from Lead
  • Transitioning to Rappel

All participants will need to attend all five sessions of this class.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Date Time Location
Monday, March 16 5 – 6 p.m. Carmichael Gym Indoor Climbing Wall
Wednesday, March 18 5 – 6 p.m. Carmichael Gym Indoor Climbing Wall
Monday, March 23 5 – 6 p.m Carmichael Gym Indoor Climbing Wall
Wednesday, March 25 5 – 6 p.m. Carmichael Gym Indoor Climbing Wall
Sunday, March 29 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. Pilot Mountain State Park


Student Rate Member Rate
$140 $160