Experience the excitement of climbing on our 27 ft.(432 sq. ft) Climbing Wall that was built by Monolithic Sculptures. The custom built wall offers routes to beginners all the way to well seasoned climbers, and its realistic features offer the closest thing to climbing on real rock. Vertical and horizontal cracks, face climbs, overhangs, small ledges and interchangeable hand holds all provide a variety of challenges. No experience is necessary to climb! So come challenge yourself, hone your skills, and keep in shape! Climbing is FREE for VSU SRC Members and Guests!
Never climbed before? Come check us out! The CORE Climbing Wall Staff will take care of everything and all you need to do is climb. All climbers must be signed-in with the CORE Climbing Wall Staff before they can participate. Climbers must check in with the Climbing Wall Staff each time they climb. COME CHECK OUT OUR NEWEST WAY TO CLIMB- THE AUTO BELAY!
This FREE climbing incentive program runs from Aug 17, 2014 - May 1, 2015 and you can begin anytime by signing up at the wall during open hours. In order to be in the Mile High Club a participant needs to climb 1 vertical mile on CORE’s 27ft wall, that is 196 climbs. The first 60 climbers to finish are guaranteed on our $5 coveted red tanks! Your progress will be updated daily here.
Belay Clinics: Are you tired of waiting for climbing wall staff member to belay you for a climb? This class is for people that have a passion for climbing and want to increase their skill level. This is a basic class to teach policies, harness use, knot tying, VSU belay skills and basic climbing skills. After the clinic, you will be able to test out. Upon passing, you can belay anybody that has signed off on their waiver for a personal belayer. If you want to have another lifelong activity contact CORE and set up a class. Class Size = 2-6 people
Spring clinics: Jan.27th, Feb.10th, Feb.24th, Mar.10th, Apr.7th, and Apr.21st
Belay Climbers: Every VSU member who wishes to become approved to belay must take the "VSU Approved Belayer" skills test. This test involves a hands-on component and is required regardless of experience. You must pass with 100% accuracy be approved. Once approved you will be able to belay climbers that have signed of on the personal belayer on their waiver form. If you are interested in becoming belay approved, speak with a Climbing Wall Staff member or Contact CORE.
Private Group Climbing: If you are looking for something different for your group or special event, then give us a call! We offer private climbing sessions during non-peak hours. Sessions are generally 2 hours and can accommodate 15-20 people per session. Great for social events, team building, RA programs and more. Contact us for prices and details: CORE@valdosta.edu