Recreation

Crags Climbing Center

Find Us

Located on the main floor of the IMA on the north side of 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.

Hours

Fall Quarter Hours (September 26th – December 13th)

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. – Slackline & Bouldering

2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Weekends 1:00pm – 5:00 p.m.

Important Dates and Hour Changes

  • Saturday CLOSURES: Sept. 8, 22, 29; Oct. 20; Nov. 3 &17
  • Veteran’s Day: Nov, 12th: 1pm – 5pm
  • Thanksgiving Break:
    • Nov. 21, Wednesday: 3pm – 8pm
    • Nov. 22-25, Thurs.-Sun. : CLOSED 
  • Finals Week:
    • Dec. 10-13, Mon.-Thur. : 4pm – 8pm
  • Winter Break: Dec 14th – Jan. 1, Fri – Tue : CLOSED

About Crags

  • Over 5,000 square feet of climbing area!
  • We offer 23 top rope stations up to 44 feet in elevation with ~15 set up for lead climbing!
  • There is a dedicated bouldering area with an average of 40 routes up at any given time!
  • Student Route Setters reset routes 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+

We have indoor and outdoor climbing courses appropriate for all skill levels!

 To View Current Classes, Trips, and to Register:

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Membership and Daily Rates

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

 NEW! Students can purchase Crags Memberships online!

Purchase Membership Here

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 (NOW ON SALE!) $11.00
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.