Texas Tech University


Climbing Wall

Enjoy the natural elements inside the comfort of the Rec Center! The Climbing Center offers University Recreation members the opportunity to rock climb year round indoors while hanging high. The Climbing Center has over 4,000 sq ft of climbing, a 2015 boulder expansion, two-full length cracks, 10-foot roof section, 16 top-rope stations, 15 lead lines, and climbing routes for the beginner to the advanced climber. The Climbing Center offers open recreation, instructional clinics, movement workshops, and is also available for group rental. Harnesses, climbing shoes, and other equipment are all available to participants. Come try this exciting activity and find a great place to have fun and meet new people!

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Rock Wall
Climbing Wall Offerings:
  • Belay Fundamentals Class
  • Try-A-Climb
  • Auto Belay Orientation
  • Open Bouldering
  • Equipment Rental
  • Group Rentals

Climbing Wall Information

The tabs below offer more details about all that the climbing wall has to offer!

Belay Fundamentals Class

Earn your skills verification and you are ready to belay on your own!


  • Skills verification fee is $10 for both the class and test-out option.


Try-A-Climb Information

Okay, a 53-foot wall can be intimidating, but getting started is easier than you think. All year long our staff will help you tackle the rock. Come by the Climbing Wall and ask to climb. Our staff will get you on the wall.

Auto Belay Orientation

Open Bouldering

Coming Soon!

Equipment Rental

Item Cost
Harness Free
Helmet Free
Belay Equipment Free
Climbing Shoes Free

Group Rentals

The Climbing Center provides instructors, equipment, and supervised climbing so that everyone including first-time climbers can enjoy the adventure. Group reservations of 15 or more people can be made outside of regular climbing wall hours while the Recreation Center is open including weekends. Group reservation fees start at $150 per hour with a 2 hour minimum.

  • Student Organizations
  • Birthday Parties
  • Boy Scout/Girl Scout Troops
  • School Parties
  • Fraternity/Sorority Events
  • Sports Teams
  • Company or Church Outings

Reservations inquiries should use our online interest form available HERE


For out climbing wall hours, please click here

More Information

Call, 806.742.2949 for more information.

University Recreation