Climb-based activities ( single-pitch sport, bouldering) to include both indoor climbing at nearby climbing gyms and outdoor trips to local and regional crags.
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Listed below are two opportunities to utilize local climbing gyms, offered through an affiliation with Seattle U's Outdoor Adventure Recreation program. At the essence of it all, the OAR program's endeavor is to introduce or enhance access for people new to outdoor recreation. As such, we have formed affiliations with SBP and VW to offer discounted opportunities for the Seattle U community. Please enjoy them!
Located just south of Seattle U’s campus, this
facility offers bouldering opportunities for current students, staff,
and faculty of Seattle University. An unlimited number SU climbers may use the
bouldering gym at any given time through an individual, punch-card system.
OAR offers a limited number of subsidized punch cards each quarter. Seattle Bouldering Project official
Visit OAR during office hours to complete a registration form and purchase one of the following options (prices shown are inclusive of the 10% local sales tax):
Purchase. Pick one of the following options (prices are inclusive of the 10% sales tax)
$12 student + tax=$13.20
$16 adult + tax=$17.60
$100 student + tax=$110
$130 adult+ tax=$110
$62 student + tax=$110
$72 adult + tax=$79.20
$50 student + tax=$55
$60 adult + tax=$66 * Set up$40, $5 hold fee
At the essence of it all,
the OAR program's endeavor is to introduce or enhance access for people new to
outdoor recreation. Please enjoy them!
Located in the Magnolia neighborhood (about a 20-25min drive from campus),
this facility offers lead and top-rope climbing opportunities. There are 8
"memberships" designated for either current Seattle University students or
faculty/staff, thus a MAXIMUM of 8 SU climbers may use the climbing gym at any
one time.Vertical World Official Website: http://www.verticalworld.com/
Learn the fundamentals needed to climb vertically: fitting the harness, tying a figure 8 knot, and proper belaying techniques in a 2 hour class. Includes all necessary equipment. Class size limited to 6. You do this directly through VW and we recommend calling ahead to reserve your space. The cost is $35 (this is the student rate, be sure to specify or they will charge you $50), but if you bring your receipt to the OAR office during hours, the Outdoor program will subsidize $20 of that fee.
Now I see the secret of making the best persons, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.