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Summer 2024

The Climbing Center is located on the 1st floor of the Recreation and Wellness Center. The wall was designed by Entre Prises USA out of Bend, Oregon. The Climbing Wall measures at 32’ tall and features two Tru Blue Auto-Belays and four top-rope anchors. The Bouldering Wall boasts a 20’ traverse and multiple routes going up to 12’ tall.

Only individuals with a valid UMSL TritonCard, RWC Membership, or valid guest pass may use the Climbing Center. Climbers must sign the Climbing Center Waiver at their first visit, and then show a valid form of ID prior to each use. The Bouldering Wall is open during all Recreation and Wellness Center hours of operation. The Climbing Wall is open at specific scheduled hours when Climbing Wall Attendants are present (see Climbing Wall hours of operation).

Climbing Courses and Verification - The Climbing Center offers a variety of courses and verification to improve your climbing experience. 

Special Events - Check out the upcoming special events at the RWC Climbing Center including our Spring 2024 Climbing Wall Everest Challenge!!

Climbing Equipment - Shoes, harnesses, helmets, chalk, carabineers, and belay devices are provided at no additional charge. Climbing equipment can be checked out through the Equipment Room next to the Climbing Center. All equipment is for use on the Bouldering Wall and Climbing Wall only. Climbers are welcome to use their personal harness, shoes, chalk, and helmet if approved by the Climbing Wall Attendant on duty.