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Off the Wall Bouldering Competition

April 30th at 10:00am at the NDSU Wellness Center
1707 Centennial Blvd. Fargo ND 58102                                                              

DIVISIONS:
Beginner- Men’s & Women’s:VB-V3
Intermediate- Men’s & Women’s: V2-V5
Advanced- Men’s & Women’s: V4+

COST:
Member pre-registration fee: $20
Non-member pre-registration fee: $30
Day-of member registration fee: $40
Day-of non-member registration fee: $50

 REGISTER ONLINE  *Day-of registration will take place at 9:00am

Questions? Contact Jon Pavlicek!Jonathan.Pavlicek@ndsu.edu

 

 

 

Climbing Wall

The climbing wall is 33 feet tall to the pinnacle and has a natural appearance resembling the geology of North Dakota. The walls are Nicros A.R.T. walls, which stands for Artificial Rock Technology, which incorporates both natural features and traditional rock climbing holds. 

The free-standing wall is approximately 26 feet in length and can be used by climbers of all abilities from beginner to expert. The wall offers a variety of terrain from moderate to expert routes. The separate bouldering wall is 12 feet high and 25 feet long.

Qualifications & Training

How do I get started?
Come to the Recreation Desk and talk to one of the climbing wall staff.  The staff can help you get signed up for one of our qualification courses, provided at no charge to members.  Previous experience is not necessary.

What should I wear?
Wear clothing that allows freedom of movement.  For example, what you’re wearing should allow you to step up to the second rung of a ladder and/or do jumping jacks. Shoes should fit snug and lace up. Avoid shoes with open heels or toes. Socks are mandatory for rental shoes, which are provided free of charge.

Do I need a partner?
No. Anyone can boulder without a partner. Or, staff will help you pair up with other climbers who are looking to climb and belay.

What if I have experience?
If you have previous climbing experience and know how to properly tie the figure-eight follow-through knot, as well as how to belay, you may come to the Recreation Desk and ask a climbing wall staff member to do a skills test.

What is bouldering?
Bouldering is rock climbing close enough to the ground that ropes are not needed. To help make landings safer, boulderers often use dense-foam ‘crash pads’ and spotters.

Rock Wall Gallery

 

Contact


Graduate Assistant of Intramurals & Recreation:
Jonathan.Pavlicek@ndsu.edu 

Climbing Hours

Academic Hours

Monday-Thursday
3:00p-11:30p
Friday
3:00p-10:00p
Saturday & Sunday
4:00p-9:00p 

Holiday and Break Hours

Tuesday-Thursday
4:00p-8:00p
Friday-Monday
CLOSED


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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-5200 / Fax: (701) 231-5205
Campus address: Wallman Wellness Center 100
Physical/delivery address: 18th Street and Centennial Blvd., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5140 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: NDSU Wellness Center

http://www.ndsu.edu/wellness/contact/

Last Updated: Monday, March 21, 2016 8:02:38 AM