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OA Climbing Wall Open Hours

Wall_Staff_Shirt.jpgThe Outdoor Action top rope climbing room is 32 feet high and 66 feet across with 14 belay stations. It incorporates the latest in climbing wall technology with both vertical and overhanging sections as well as a roof and three artificial cracks. Climbers of all abilities are welcome. Experienced instructors will be on hand to teach skills and assist in solving particular climbing routes. OA will provide harness and climbing shoes.The Climbing Wall is open throughout the academic year except during breaks, reading period and final exams.

Climbing is FREE for Princeton University students, faculty and staff. Never Climbed Before? No experience necessary! We'll teach you!


Climbing Wall Location

Climbing Wall Fall Semester Hours

The Climbing Wall will be open starting Monday, September 19:

  • Monday & Fridays from 4:30 - 6:30 PM
  • Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 8:00 - 10:00 PM

Only members of the University community are allowed to climb. PU ID required. The Wall is not open to the public.

Learn to Belay Classes - FREE

You must take a Belay Class and pass the Belay Test in order to belay at the OA Climbing Wall.

  • Monday from 3:30 - 4:30 PM through October 3
  • Tuesdays from 7:00 - 8:00 PM through October 4

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