OPEN to all members of the Outdoor Leadership Center & Field House! All FIeld House memberships and day passes include access to the climbing wall. Everyone using the space MUST have an active membership, a waiver on file, complete a facility orientation and pass the designated Proficiency Test(s). Individuals 16 and under must be directly supervised at all times. Only those 16 and up, with certification, are allowed to belay. The minimum age for the climbing wall is 3 years old.
Outdoor Leadership Center & Field House Climbing Wall
The climbing wall within the Outdoor Leadership Center & Field House is 38 feet tall, making it the tallest in the Roaring Fork Valley and second tallest on the Western Slope. The wall contains 12 top rope lanes, three auto-belays, a bouldering cave, and a moon board. Routes are reset frequently and range from 5.6 - 5.12+ and V0 - V4.
The climbing wall in the Outdoor Leadership Center & Field House operates under the mission of the College, and therefore supports the academic programs and success of its students. Therefore, there may be closures of the wall to accommodate this mission.
Visitors are responsible for completing a facility orientation and passing designated Proficiency Test(s) before accessing the climbing areas. Once a person has completed the climbing wall orientation and proficiency test, they can use the climbing wall during all hours of operation for open climb. Climbers should display their certification card or have them readily available at all times. At no time, nor under any circumstances, may certification cards be shared, loaned, or borrowed.
Climbing gear is available for rental at the front desk of the Field House. We offer climbing shoes and harnesses to be rented at $3 per item or $5 for the set. Currently, the rental operation is CASH ONLY. Thanks to donations from the Spring Valley SGA, full-time CMC students do not have to pay a rental fee at this time.
Climbing Wall Hours
Certified climbers are welcome to climb at their own risk.
Mon-Fri: 6am - 9am | 4pm - 8pm
Sun: 4pm - 8pm
The Climbing Wall Coordinator will be present for certifications, belaying, and general questions.
Mon & Wed: 5pm - 8pm