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(615) 898-2104


Campus Recreation P.O. Box 556 
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
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Climbing Wall

Climbing Wall


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  • A Climbing Wall Supervisor must be present to climb on the wall.
  • Only Climbing Wall Supervisors can belay climbers.
  • Do not step on climbing rope or climbing equipment. Use of personal equipment should be approved by Climbing Wall Supervisor.
  • The following climbing procedures must be followed:
    1. Knots and harness must be checked by the Climbing Wall Supervisor.
    2. Only a figure 8 knot can be used to tie climbers on to the rope.
    3. Only a locking D carabiner is used to connect the belay device to the belayer's harness.
    4. Before climbing the climber says "Belay On" 
      The belayer replies "On Belay" 
      Climber says "Climbing" 
      Belayer replies "Climb On"
  • Lead climbing and bouldering are allowed during specified times or with permission of the Climbing Wall Supervisor.
  • A helmet is required when climbing on the wall.
  • All accidents and equipment damage must be reported to the Outdoor Pursuits Program Supervisor immediately.
  • MTSU Campus Recreation reserves the right to suspend any individual for violating the above safety policies and rules, or for any conduct that is viewed as unsafe or inappropriate.

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