Climbing Wall

Located in the Arbuckle Student Activity Center the LSSU Climbing Wall offers four climbing lanes that will challenge the most seasoned climbers while also offering a great experience for beginners.

Group Reservations and Parties:

To make arrangements for a party or group please email Abbie Laajala at or call 906-635-2602.

Climbing Waivers

All climbers must have a current signed waiver on file at the climbing wall. Climbers under the age of 18 must have a wavier signed by their parent or legal guardian.

Minor climbing wall waiver (Under the age of 18)

Adult climbing wall waiver (Over the age of 18)

Seamore climbing

Frequently Asked Questions


Climbing Wall fees: includes climbing harness, shoes, and helmet.

Free for LSSU students and employees and included in all Norris Events Center Membership packages!

Not a member and want to climb. Climbers can pay by the day or purchase one of our Norris Punch Passes at the Norris Guest Information Desk.

Day Usage Fee:

  • Single day rate: $5 (adults), $4 (17 and under)
  • 10 entry punch card: $40


Each climber will have a belayer on the other end of the rope. Through the belay system, you are provided with a support system which, if you fall, will keep you from hitting the ground.


University Recreation provides all the needed climbing gear including: ropes, helmets, belay devices, climbing harness, and climbing shoes. Climbing gear is included in your usage fee.

Climbers over the age of 18 may choose to climb with a helmet, a secondary helmet waiver must be signed before climbing the wall.

Climbing Routes

The LSSU Climbing Wall has a variety of different climbing routes from beginner to expert. All of our routes are marked with colored tape by degree of difficulty. The LSSU Climbing Wall staff will know the degree of difficulty of each course, and will be able to assist you in making the proper choice as to what course fits your skill level.

Climbing routes are continually changing throughout the year. Come on in to check out our new routes.