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Indoor Rock Climbing Gym

Have you ever been rock climbing before? Experience the culture of rock climbing at Outdoor Adventures’ brand new rock climbing gym. The rock climbing gym is a part of the new addition to the Ben Kelly Center for Human Performance. Manufactured by Entre Prises, a world-premier artificial climbing wall manufacture, the gym boasts a forty-foot tall pinnacle and a twelve-foot tall bouldering wall. Both climbing surfaces incorporate Entre Prises’ proprietary free-form skin and are stained to look like natural, West-Texas rocks. The facility holds eleven top-rope anchors and nearly twenty routes of varying difficulty. With fresh routes put up every week, and specially trained staff there to assist you, the new rock climbing gym promises to be an epic adventure for any skill level.

Quick Facts:

  • Free equipment checkout
  • Harnesses, rock climbing shoes, chalk bags, belay equipment, and helmets (optional)
  • Trained staff to belay novice and solo climbers
  • Belay skills check for experienced climbers
  • Special Events
  • Access and Eligibility
  • Youth Parties / Facility Reservations
Hours of Operation:
Fall - Spring

3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.       Sat - Thu

Summer I and II

3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.       Sat - Thu

The indoor rock climbing gym is located in the new addition of the Ben Kelly Center for Human Performance.

Special Events

UREC Annual Mixed Rock Climbing Competition

Outdoor Adventures is proud to host Angelo State University’s annual mixed rock climbing competition!  Please see event page for additional information, including: travel, lodging, rules/regulations, and more. 

Access and Eligibility

Access to the Climbing Gym & ASU Lake House Facility is limited. Valid identification is required to enter the premises, and a waiver of liability must be on-file for equipment check-out programs.

University Recreation has now simplified access to all users groups.  ASU Students, UREC Pass Holders, Foundation User Groups (with CHP privileges), and Up & Coming Scholars and Mother/Daughter program now all have access to the Climbing Gym.  Additionally, these user groups may bring out up to four guests. Paid guests may utilize programs.  Please see the table below for additional information.

ASU Students, Up & Coming Scholars, Mother/Daughter Program Pass 1 FREE, 3 PAID
UREC Pass Holders 4 PAID
Foundation Members with CHP Privileges 4 PAID


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