Take one of our many clinics offered throughout the semester!
Free Top Rope Belay Clinics Accordion Closed
Inexperienced climbers can learn to belay through experiential instruction by qualified staff on basic belaying skills, equipment usage and safety checks, knot tying, and safety. Participants who have completed a clinic must complete an additional Skills Assessment with wall staff prior to becoming belay certified.
Mondays 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Women in Climbing Accordion Closed
So you think rock climbing is a “manly” sport? You may have always wanted to try it, but you never thought you had the strength… well think again! Some of the best climbers in the world are women and they all started out where you are now. Come climb with other women in a safe, comfortable, and supportive atmosphere.
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. every other Thursday beginning 8/29
Lead Belay Clinics Accordion Closed
Ante up the intensity of your climbing! Learn to lead climb in a safe environment. The three session clinic will cover the basics of lead belaying, clipping, leading, and safe falling. Climbers must be able to climb at the 5.9 level and be belay certified at the NAU climbing wall.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Wednesdays
09/25, 10/02, 10/09, 10/16
Climbing Movement Clinic Accordion Closed
Great climbers don’t rely on brute strength alone to climb up a route, they also use technique. Join us for a night of learning and fine tuning hand placements, footwork, and body position as you learn proper climbing technique to get you to the next level of climbing.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday
Make Your Own Rope Rug Accordion Closed
Attention rock climbers! Do you have old climbing ropes sitting around? Is it time to retire your current rope? Why not turn it into something fun and useful once again! Join Outdoor Adventures to learn how to repurpose your retired climbing rope into a trendy and fashionable rug for your apartment or dorm room!
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday
Qmmunity Night Accordion Closed
October 25 We invite the queer community to climb in a supportive environment, meet other climbers at NAU, participate in mini skills clinics, and explore the adventures offered by Outdoor Adventures. No previous experience necessary. No registration required.
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday
Heights and Frights Accordion Closed
October 31 Join us for the 4th Annual Heights and Frights night at the Rec Climbing Wall! Meet other climbers and dress up (if you dare) for the costume contest. No experience needed!
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Thursday
Crack Climbing Clinic Accordion Closed
Learn how to Crack Climb! We will cover: Tape Gloves! Various finger, hand, and fist jams! Movement! Crack climbing uses advanced climbing techniques that incorporate different hand, finger, and fist jams. This clinic is designed for students between the range of beginner climbers to experienced face climbers and will give them the basic skills to tackle and understand crack climbing. Some specific skills that students will learn in the clinic are various hand jams, efficient body movement, and how to protect their hands with tape gloves.