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Nathan Moody, Trips and Climbing Center Coordinator

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6810

Email: nmoody@uidaho.edu

Web: Climbing Center

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Butch Fealy, Director of Competitive and Recreational Sports

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-8979

Email: bfealy@uidaho.edu

Web: Intramural Sports

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Trevor Fulton, Outdoor Program Director

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6810

Fax: 208-885-2340

Email: tgfulton@uidaho.edu

Web: Outdoor Program

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Sandra Townsend, Outdoor Program Assistant Director

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6170

Email: stownsend@uidaho.edu

Web: Rental Center

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Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

SRC Info Desk Phone:
208-885-7529

Rental Center Phone:
208-885-6170

Phone: 208-885-6381

Email: recwell@uidaho.edu

Web: Recreation and Wellbeing

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Ben Sturz, Assistant Director of Programs

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-9355

Email: bsturz@uidaho.edu

Web: Fitness Program

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Climbing Wall Clinics

Clinics

The following dates and times apply to fall and spring semesters only.

Acquire the basic skills to start climbing safely on the wall. Covers equipment, knots, belaying, and basic movement. Basics clinics are held during fall and spring semesters in the SRC.

Clinic Dates & Times

Monday | 6 p.m.
Tuesday | 6 p.m.
Thursday | 6 p.m.
Friday | 6 p.m.

Cost
Cost includes shoes, harness, and belay device.
U of I Students - $8 | Non-students - $13

Climbing Clinics -

Wednesdays at 6 p.m. (except the first Wednesday of the month)

  • September 8 | Lead Climbing
  • September 15 | Anchors/Knots
  • September 22 | Sport Climbing/Rappelling
  • September 29 | Multi-Pitch Climbing
  • October 13 | Lead Climbing
  • October 20 | Lead Climbing
  • October 27 | Strength Training for Climbing
  • November 10 | Climbing Movement
  • November 17 | Sport Climbing/Rappelling

Cost: Students - $8 (includes equipment) | All Others - $13 (includes equipment).

No advanced sign up is necessary, just head to the Climbing Center for the topic that interests you. Please note space is limited.

Clinics lead by Women, for Women (and anyone else who wants to learn)

Cost: $5 for all (Includes rentals)

  • September 1 – Basics Clinic
  • October 6 – Climbing Gear and Mentorship
  • November 3 – Yoga and Breathing for Climbers
  • December 1 – Topic TBD

Youth Programs

Youth are defined as being under 18 years of age, all youth must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to enter and use the University of Idaho Climbing Center. The following dates and times apply to fall and spring semesters only.

Thursday & Friday | 3 - 6 p.m.
Saturday | Noon - 3 p.m. 4 - 7 p.m. Youth Basics Checkoff/Clinic 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.
Saturday | Noon - 3 p.m. 4 - 7 p.m. Youth Basics Checkoff/Clinic 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.

And all open times during adjusted holiday schedules and university breaks 

Youth Open Climbing Rules & Fees

All participants must watch the U of I Climbing Center orientation video. Parents must also take and pass a onetime basics belay clinic or demonstrate skills proficiency. All participants must read and sign an assumption of risk and liability waiver (Climbing Center Release of Liability Form) at the Climbing Center. Youth 13 and under are not allowed to belay. Children 14 and older may belay if they complete the facility orientation and basics belay clinic while also accompanied by a parent or guardian who has also completed the training and orientation. Membership is non-refundable and non-transferable. 

  • Youth and Parent Package | $8 per person, includes Facility Orientation and equipment
  • Youth 1 Month | $45, available to participants 18 years and younger.
  • Youth 4 Month | $150,  available to participants 18 years and younger.
  • Youth 1 Year | $325, available to participants 18 years and younger.

Per CDC guidelines youth under the age of 12 are required to wear face coverings while in the Student Recreation Center.

All youth must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to enter and use the University of Idaho Climbing Center. Youth are defined as being under 18 years of age.

Youth open climbing is available anytime during summer hours:

  • Monday through Friday | 3 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday | 12 - 3 p.m. & 4 - 7 p.m.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian while using the Climbing Center. Children 13 years or younger are designated “Climber Only,” and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who has completed facility orientation. Children 14 and older may belay if they complete the facility orientation and basics belay clinic while also accompanied by a parent or guardian who has also completed the training and orientation.

Youth Open Climbing Rules & Fees

Participants must attend a (one-time) facility orientation and have a Climbing Center Release of Liability Form completed by parent or legal guardian.

  • Youth and Parent Package | $8 each, includes facility orientation and equipment

Reserve the Climbing Center for your next special event. The minimum charge for an event is $80 (a ten participant minimum), and certain stipulations apply. If you would like more information or to schedule a group in the Climbing Center, contact the Outdoor Program office at 208-885-6810 or email Nathan Moody at nmoody@uidaho.edu

Upcoming Climbing Events

Tour the Climbing Center

Take a virtual tour of our 55-foot climbing wall, 24-foot instructional wall, cave and bouldering wall totaling 6,000 square feet of climbing area.

Tour Climbing Facilities

Contact Us

Nathan Moody, Trips and Climbing Center Coordinator

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6810

Email: nmoody@uidaho.edu

Web: Climbing Center

Staff Directory Map

Butch Fealy, Director of Competitive and Recreational Sports

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-8979

Email: bfealy@uidaho.edu

Web: Intramural Sports

Staff Directory Map

Trevor Fulton, Outdoor Program Director

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6810

Fax: 208-885-2340

Email: tgfulton@uidaho.edu

Web: Outdoor Program

Staff Directory Map

Sandra Townsend, Outdoor Program Assistant Director

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6170

Email: stownsend@uidaho.edu

Web: Rental Center

Staff Directory Map

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

SRC Info Desk Phone:
208-885-7529

Rental Center Phone:
208-885-6170

Phone: 208-885-6381

Email: recwell@uidaho.edu

Web: Recreation and Wellbeing

Staff Directory Map

Ben Sturz, Assistant Director of Programs

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-9355

Email: bsturz@uidaho.edu

Web: Fitness Program

Staff Directory Map