Tostrud Climbing Wall

Climbing wall is closed as of 3/13/20 until further notice due to Covid 19.
Academic Year Climbing Wall Hours


Sunday-Thursday 4:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Phone number: x6656


You must be a member of the St.Olaf Community to use the climbing wall. All climbers must sign both a liability waiver and climbing wall policy form before using the wall. Forms are available at the wall.

If you are new to climbing, the wall staff can get you started and you don’t need a partner to come climb! Harnesses, shoes and belay devices are available at the wall.

Upcoming Events

Lead climbing: You must pass a lead climbing clinic in order to be able to lead climb at the Tostrud Climbing Wall. Lead clinics are offered each semester when there is enough interest expressed by qualified climbers to hold an clinic (minimum of 4 climbers).  In order to qualify for the clinic, you must climb clean a 5.9 top rope route with no falls or takes on the rope.  A lead climbing staff member must watch you climb in order for you to qualify for a lead clinic.

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