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Climb & Connect: Well-being Adventures


At West Virginia University (WVU), we believe in nurturing both the mind and body. The WVU Climbing Wall at the Student Recreation Center is not only a hub of physical adventure but also a place where your well-being takes center stage. As part of the Well-being Adventure Series, Adventure WV is inviting all Mountaineers to participate in a guided climbing activity that is as invigorating as it is enriching. The Headwaters Climb is your ticket to well-being, and it's right on campus!

Join us Nov 7th, 14th & 28th at 5:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.

Date and Cost

This exciting event comes with a minimal fee of $5. However, here's the best part: as long as you attend, your payment will be fully refunded. So, not only is it an investment in your well-being, but it's a win-win opportunity. This event is open to all, and waivers are required. 

An Initiative for All

The Headwaters Climb is not just any climbing activity. It's part of the Mountaineer Meet Ups initiative, designed to promote a sense of community among our fellow Mountaineers. Whether you're a seasoned climber or have never touched a climbing wall, this program is tailor-made for you. It's beginner-friendly, and no prior experience is needed. The Adventure WV team is known for being down-to-earth and approachable, ensuring that everyone feels comfortable and welcome.

students climbing wall at campus rec climbing wall

Register Here for Climb & Connect

What to Expect

This adventure spans a few hours and involves much more than just climbing. It's an opportunity to engage in conversations around well-being, fostering a holistic approach to health. You'll have the chance to learn the basics of top rope climbing at the WVU Climbing Wall, all under the guidance of experienced instructors. So, while you're physically challenging yourself, you'll also be gaining valuable insights into well-being and self-care.

Gear Provided

Don't worry about investing in climbing gear or clothing. Adventure WV has you covered. They will provide harnesses and climbing shoes, so you can arrive as you are and embark on this journey hassle-free.

What to Bring

As you prepare for this exciting adventure, make sure to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. Wear comfortable, athletic clothing that you're at ease wearing a climbing harness over. Your well-being is at the forefront, so comfort and safety are key.

Getting Started

The adventure begins at the Student Recreation Center indoor climbing wall. To check in, simply use your WVU ID to swipe in at the main SRC front desk. Afterward, you can make your way down the main steps to the climbing wall, where the Adventure WV team will be ready to welcome you.

If you're seeking an adventure that not only elevates your physical well-being but also nurtures your mental and emotional health, the Headwaters Climb at the WVU Climbing Wall is the place to be. Join your fellow Mountaineers for an experience that promises growth, camaraderie, and an unforgettable journey toward well-being. Adventure WV invites you to come as you are – they can't wait to meet you and share this exhilarating adventure. Sign up, invest in your well-being, and be prepared to climb to new heights, both on the wall and in your life.