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CSUSB Adventure Guide Spring/Summer 2017

Edited April 6, 2017 at 11:20am
The Guide
CSUSB Recreation nd Wellness Adventure Guide Spring/Summer 2017 cover photo of river

Check out all of the cool places Outdoors is going and the fun things we're planning along the way. Registration for trips takes place at the CSUSB SRWC or at the Palm Desert Campus Room RG 203.

Highlights of the climbing wall

One of the highlights of the Student Fitness and Recreation Center is a 34' high, 1,000 square foot climbing wall, which is open to all CSUSB students and SRFC members.

  1. A comprehensive selection of climbing programs and classes.
  2. A great environment for climbers of all experience levels to train and improve their skills.
  3. Free harness, shoes and chalk bag usage.
  4. Classes taught by PCIA certified Instructors

Climbing Programs

Open Climbing Current Hours

During Open Climb time, the Rock Wall Staff will provide all the necessary supervision during your climb to the top. All equipment is provided. Bouldering is also allowed during open climb. Open Climbing is free and registration is not required.

Accessible Climbing Current Hours

We have special training and equipment that can assist people with disabilities to climb our wall. If have a disability and would like to climb our wall please give us 72 notice so we can accommodations. Accessible climbing is available anytime the wall is open.

Bouldering Current Hours

A fun and challenging traverse across the wall or just part way up the wall instead of ascending the whole wall. Boulder is done short distances from the ground and does not require a belay but may require spotting. Bouldering is a great way to work on your technique. Bouldering is available anytime the wall is open.

Belay Clinics (Climbing 101) Every Monday and Thursday 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Learn the basics of belaying and climbing. We will go over climbing commands and terminology as well as knots for climbing. This class is required before you can belay on the wall. The clinic is free. Classes offered weekly. Already know how to belay? You can challenge the clinic.

Climbing 201 12:00pm-1:00pm

(Technique and Training) – The 201 Class will teach climbing techniques ranging from basic to more advanced skills. Have you seen climbers move gracefully up the wall and wonder how they do that? Want to practice to get a higher score for the next Competition? This class will help you move up the wall and up the rankings. This class is offered every week. Classes are free, simply show up and learn.

Intro Lead Climbing Classes (Climbing 301) Class Schedule Here

More challenging than climbing on a top rope belay, when lead climbing, the lead climber ascends the route, while placing protection on wall anchors. Advanced climbers only. Class fee $8. Advance registration required.

Special Programs

We offer other programs such as, Climbing Competitions, Team Building, Climbing Films, Climbing Wall Campouts, and Group Rentals. Please contact us for details.