Crate Stacking - August 31

Crate Stacking - August 31

Crate Stacking - August 31

The event will consist of taking plastic crates and stacking them on top of each other while on belay.  The objective is to successfully stack as many crates on top of each other as possible before falling.  The contestant who stacks the most crates without falling will win the competition. The winner will receive an award yet to be decided.  All contestants must be at the event by 6:30 pm or notify the staff hosting the event, otherwise, they will be disqualified from competing. Registration is preferred but not required.

  • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Location: UAB Climbing Wall
  • Cost: Free

If you are interested in this or any of our other events please follow this link UAB Adventure Rec Upcoming Events Form


Mile High Challenge - September 1 - December 1

Mile High Challenge - September 1 -  December 1

Mile High Challenge - September 1 - December 1

This is a challenge where the contestants will log the number of times they climb the climbing wall over a semester. The climbing wall attendants will keep track of your climbs. Contestants will be sent bi-weekly emails to update them on their progress and encourage them to keep climbing. The first to climb a vertical mile will be the winner. Upon completion of the challenge, the winners shall receive an award.

  • Location: UAB Climbing Wall

If you are interested in this or any of our other events please follow this link UAB Adventure Rec Upcoming Events Form


Everest Challenge - September 1 - April 5

Everest Challenge - September 1 - April 5

Everest Challenge - September 1 - April 5

This challenge is to see who has the endurance and fortitude to climb the tallest peak in the world without ever leaving Alabama. When you come to the wall you can log your climb and our attendants will keep track of close you are to reaching the summit. Those who complete all the climbs will receive a prize at the grand slam at the end of the academic year.

  • Location: UAB Climbing Wall
  • Cost: Free

If you are interested in this or any of our other events please follow this link UAB Adventure Rec Upcoming Events Form


Rock Climbing Clinic - September 14

Rock Climbing Clinic - September 14

Rock Climbing Clinic - September 14

This clinic offers our students the opportunity to be introduced to rock climbing and learn the basics of the sport. We will talk about the equipment and gear needed for climbing, the different styles of climbing, and finally, we will begin the belay verification process with the students there. Registration is preferred but not required.

  • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Location: UAB Climbing Wall
  • Cost: Free

If you are interested in this or any of our other events please follow this link UAB Adventure Rec Upcoming Events Form


Learn to Climb (9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19)

Learn to Climb (9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19)

Learn to Climb (9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19)

Commit to climbing with our five-week Learn to Climb course! In this course, you'll learn all the basics of climbing including how to tie figure-eight follow-through knots to a basic understanding of lead climbing. This program is perfect for those interested in climbing but don't know where to start. Classes will be held from 6-7 PM on Wednesdays starting September 21st and ending October 19th. Don't worry about equipment. All necessary equipment will be provided.

Registration opens Monday, August 9th, and closes September 14th.

  • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Location: UAB Climbing Wall
  • Cost: Students $20, Members $25

If you are interested in this or any of our other events please follow this link UAB Adventure Rec Upcoming Events Form


Costume & Climbing Competition at the Wall - October 31

Costume & Climbing Competition at the Wall - October 31

Costume & Climbing Competition at the Wall - October 31

The climbing wall at UAB will be hosting a climbing and costume competition. Come wearing your best Halloween garb and compete in our climbing competition. There will be both winners of the climbing competition and winners of the costume competition. The competition will begin at 6 and end at 8. Registration is preferred but not required. We will announce the winners of the costume competition at 8:00 PM.

  • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Location: UAB Climbing Wall
  • Cost: Free

If you are interested in this or any of our other events please follow this link UAB Adventure Rec Upcoming Events Form


Movies at the Wall - November 16

Movies at the Wall - November 16

Movies at the Wall - November 16

We will be playing a movie at the wall. Feel free to come by and watch the movie and get some climbing in. Free!

  • Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Location: UAB Climbing Wall
  • Cost: Free

If you are interested in this or any of our other events please follow this link UAB Adventure Rec Upcoming Events Form