Recreation

We’re inside the IMA

Crags Climbing Center is on the main floor of the IMA, near the large cardio fitness room.

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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.
  • Anyone with a current IMA membership (spouses, domestic partners, plus-one members)
  • The Crags is NOT open to the general public or guests of IMA Members.

Students, faculty and staff can purchase Crags memberships online

Climbing Membership

About Crags

  • Over 5,000 square feet of climbing area.
  • 23 top rope stations up to 44 feet in elevation with ~15 set up for lead climbing.
  • Dedicated bouldering area with an average of 40 routes up at any given time.
  • Routes are reset on a weekly basis, so you will always find something new.
  • Rope routes range in difficulty from 5.6 – 5.13 with boulders from V0 – V8+.

Winter quarter hours (January 7 – March 15)

Monday 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m. – 9 a.m.
3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Wednesday 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. – 9 a.m.
3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Slackline & Bouldering

2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Weekends 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Important dates and hour changes

  • President’s Day: Feb 19 | 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Finals week: March 13 – 15 | 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Spring break: March 16 – 25 | CLOSED

Class Tree Updated

See climbing classes, hiking, snowshoeing and camping trips led by UWild

UWild classes & trips

Membership and daily rates

Crags Day Pass $3.50
Crags Quarter Pass (Winter) $45.00
Crags Quarter Equipment Pass $25.00
Belay Exam $5.00

Students, faculty and staff can purchase Crags memberships online

Climbing Membership

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 Cartel reusable chalk sock $6.45
Chalk Block $2.15
Big Air XP Belay Device Package $35.18
ReVolt Headlamp $39.60
Cosmo Headlamp $19.78
 8b+ Brush  $8.53
“How to Climb” Book $4.39

Sales tax added 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 do not accept cash.

Location

Crags Climbing Center is inside the IMA, on the main floor near the large cardio fitness room.

3924 Montlake Blvd NE
Seattle, WA 98195