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


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+.

*Spring quarter hours (April 1st – June 13th)

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.

 *Holiday & Revised Hours:

  • Spring break: March 22nd – 31st | CLOSED
  • Rain City Send Climbing Comp Prep: Apr 22nd – 27th | CLOSED
    • Please note, Spring memberships have been discounted accordingly to reflect this closure! Please enjoy an entire new gym of fresh routes on the 28th! 
  • Memorial Day: May 27th | 1pm – 5pm
  • Finals Week: June 10th – 13th | 4pm – 8pm
  • Summer Break: June 14th – 23rd | 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 (Spring) $41.25
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.

Questions About Accessibility?

We encourage you to participate in classes, personal training, intramurals, rec clubs, or UWild Adventures. Please contact the Programs Office, (206) 543-2571 for more information.

The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests.  Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance of the event as possible, preferably at least 10 business days.

Request Disability Services Office

To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at:

Request Disability Resources for Students

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

3924 Montlake Blvd NE
Seattle, WA 98195