The Ridge Rock Wall offers something fun for all levels of experience and is open to all CSUN students and SRC members. The unmistakable centerpiece of the SRC stands three stories tall, reaching 46 feet and 6 inches into the air, and with a specialized 13 foot tall bouldering section. Equipped with 12 top-rope anchors, a rappelling ledge and the capabilities for two lead routes. The Ridge Rock Wall is truly a state of the art form of recreation and should be part of every student's experience while on campus. Whether you're a new climber or a seasoned climbing machine, you can push your fitness level to new heights and meet new friends.
|Monday - Friday||2:00pm - 9:00pm|
|Saturday||12:00pm - 5:00pm|
|Bouldering open during all SRC hours of operation|
The Ridge Rockwall typically offers 3 classes; belaying, intro to climbing movements, and transitioning to outdoors. Each class is meant to help develop your climbing skills and knowledge. Our friendly and knowledgeable climbing staff are excited to pass on their skills to you, as we build the climbing community. Below you can see a specific description for each class and at the bottom of this page is a link to sign up. Happy climbing and we hope to see you soon!
Instructors will teach you proper belay techniques, knots, safety practices, and about climbing gear. Belay classes will be offered starting October 4th on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2pm to 4pm. Walk on in at 2 and we will be happy to get you oriented. A maximum of 6 people can join per day.
Intro to Climbing Movement Class
This class is an introduction to movement and technique done by climbers in order to help improve their skills and better their abilities. The class will cover all sorts of different techniques and moves that will make climbing easier. Also, some climbing vocabulary will be covered to get a better understanding of what climbers talk about.
Transition to Outdoors Class
This class is meant to help prepare gym climbers tackle the outdoor climbing world. It will go over different types of climbing, safety, etiquette, necessary gear, and a general idea of what to expect. Knowing climbing basics prior to the class is recommended (for a better understanding) but not required. This class will not teach you how to climb or any technical skill, it is only giving you information about climbing outdoors.