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Crags Climbing Center Information

Find Us

Located on the main floor of the IMA on the north side of the large cardio fitness room. Look for the sign.

Crags Climbing Center sign

Who is eligible to use The Crags?

  • Currently enrolled UW Seattle Students.
  • Currently enrolled UW Bothell and Tacoma Students with a current IMA Membership.
  • UW Seattle Faculty and Staff (Please note that non-IMA members will pay an IMA Single Use Fee in addition to the Climbing Center fees).
  • Spouses and Registered Domestic Partners with current IMA Membership.
  • The Crags is NOT open to the general public or guests of IMA Members.


Fall Quarter Hours (September 27 – December 14)

Monday 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Slacklining and Bouldering

2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Weekends 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Important Dates and Hour Changes

  • The IMA is closed for home football games, affected dates are as follows: October 7th, October 28th, November 4th, and November 18th.
  • Holiday Hours: November 10th, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Early close on November 22nd: 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Closed: November 23rd – 26th
  • Finals Week Hours: December 11th – 14th, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Closed: December 15th through January 1st

Membership and Daily Rates

Crags Day Pass $3.50
Crags Quarter Pass $45.00
Crags Quarter Equipment Pass $27.53
Belay Exam $5.00

Equipment Rental Rates

Chalk bag $1.10
Harness $2.75
Shoes $3.85
Combo (harness/shoes) $4.95

Merchandise for Purchase

Mojo Chalk bag $18.66
Chalk Shot $5.45
Chalk Block $2.15
Big Air XP Belay Device Package $35.18
ReVolt Headlamp $39.60
Cosmo Headlamp $19.78
8b+ Chalkbag $32.97
8b+ Brush $8.53
“How to Climb” Book $4.39

Prices include sales tax where applicable.

You will need your UW Husky ID card (students & faculty/staff) or IMA membership card.

We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and Husky Cards as a form of payment.  We have gone cashless!