Guidelines

Climbing Wall Guidelines

  • All Climbers must check in with the front desk during non-staffed hours and wear a wrist band indicating a current Safety Certification.
  • The feet of bouldering participants cannot go above their eye level when standing at the base of the wall.
  • Bouldering is not allowed underneath roped up climbers or other bouldering participants.
  • Climbers may not cross underneath another ropeline while top roping.
  • Rock climbing shoes should be worn while climbing. Shoes are available for use during staffed hours.
  • All climbing equipment must be designed and approved for rock climbing and used in accordance with manufacturer recommendations.
  • Harnesses are available during staffed hours and will fit most participants up to 250 lbs. You will not be able to climb without a properly fitted harness.
  • Belay ropes shall be secured to the climber by use of a figure 8 follow-through knot attached directly to the harness, with an appropriate backup knot.
  • Belayers should be connected to floor anchor with a locking carabiner when weight discrepancies exist.
  • Individuals should stay off red area of floor while not climbing.
  • Proper Belay technique is mandatory, staff is available for training on current industry standards.  Rapid descents are not allowed.
  • Figure 8 rappel devices are not acceptable for belaying.
  • This wall is not lead rated, simulated leading or feeding slack to simulate lead falls is strictly prohibited.
  • During busy times please share routes with waiting climbers.
  • Safety is the top priority. Failure to comply with facility guidelines as evaluated by the supervisor may result in participant being asked to leave and climbing privileges revoked.