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Johns Hopkins University
Recreation Center
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

410.516.4417 (phone)
410.516.5376 (fax)

Office Hours
4pm - 7pm

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Recreation > Experiential Education > Climbing Wall


-The  climbing facilities will be closed from 8p to 10p on 4/30 & 5/9 until 6/1 
-Summer hours start 6/1

Check out the JHU - Outdoor Pursuits Facebook page for the most up-to-date info!


Learn to Belay:
Every - Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 5:00 - 6:00pm
(Fall and Spring Semesters)

Bring a partner and please be on time!
Cost: FREE!

Learn to Lead Climb:
3/7/2015, 12:30-3pm

Space is limited, so please sign up at the Wall!
Sign up with a partner and please be on time!
Cost: FREE!

Climbing Movement and Technique:
TBA, 1-2pm

Stop by and get training tips from our staff.
Cost: FREE!

Regular Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
12 - 1pm

Monday - Friday
6 - 10pm

Saturday & Sunday
3 - 5pm
Monday and Friday

Bouldering Cave Hours

Monday - Friday
6 - 10pm

Summer Hours

Monday & Tuesday
5:15 - 10pm
Wednesday & Thursday

 Wednesday & Thursday (Belay Class)
Bouldering Cave - CLOSED during Summer


Top Rope:

Each fall we host a Top Rope Competition as part of the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Climbing Series.

Fall 2015 10a to 4pm Register HERE

Women's and Men's Categories

Advanced - Intermediate - Beginner

March 28th, 2015 11am to 4pm

$10 at the door (JHU Rec Center)

Women's and Men's Categories
Advanced - Intermediate - Beginner



About Us

Welcome to the Hopkins Climbing Wall and Bouldering Cave. The JHU Climbing Wall and Bouldering Cave are located in the Ralph S. O'Connor Recreation Center. Our Climbing Wall features 13 top rope areas and several lead climbing routes. Our wall has numerous features including cracks, flakes, and overhangs. Check out the Climbing Wall FAQ page to learn more about the climbing and bouldering cave and all that we offer!


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Meet our staff!






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