Cornell Tree Climbing Institute

Learn to Climb


Learn to Climb


Learn to Climb Sessions are offered:

  • Every Saturday afternoon: 1pm to 3pm

  • Every Wednesday evening: 7pm to 9pm

Participants must register at least 24 hours in advance. Registration is accepted over the phone at 607-255-6183 or in person at B-01 Bartels Hall. Any cancellation must be processed 24 hours in advance.  To reschedule a missed lesson you will be charged half of the fee of your lesson again.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Special Programs Coordinator at

Interested in learning to climb or become affiliated with Lindseth Climbing Wall but don't know where to start?

You're in the right place. Our Learn to Climb sessions provide you with instruction to get you on the wall and get you climbing. Our experienced instructors will provide you with the basic techniques necessary to successfully and safely climb at the Lindseth Climbing Wall. $35 includes:

  • 2 Hours of Climbing Instruction
  • All Necessary Equipment
  • 2 Day Passes for More Climbing (shoes included)
** Participants must be at least 13 years old to participate in a Learn to Climb session. 
** Payment must be in the form of a check, credit card, or bursar at time of registration. 
** Payment is non-refundable if you are unable to attend the session.

Amy Woodin
COE Registrar
Tel: (607) 255-6183 

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Andrew McLaughlin
Special Programs Coordinator
Tel: (607) 254-1357 

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