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Indoor Climbing Club and Team

About the Climbing Club

The SUNY Plattsburgh climbing club is about spreading and sharing the joy of climbing and teaching basic skills and techniques in a friendly environment.  We host small local competitions and climbing related activities.

The club is open to any SUNY Plattsburgh student who has a fitness center membership. There is NO required fee. Members will be required to fill out a waiver with the fitness center before climbing or participating in any climbing wall activity.

About the Climbing Team

The SUNY Plattsburgh climbing team is a collegiate team open to all levels which competes in indoor climbing competitions with other colleges in the Northeast region which includes; New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. We compete in the Collegiate Climbing Series which is part of USA Climbing

Anyone who is part of the climbing club and has an interest in competitive climbing is welcome to join, the competitions are open to and attended by climbers of all abilities and experience levels (except sponsored and professional climbers).


No special equipment is required, climbing shoes and harnesses are available to use at the wall.

Climbing team members should have access to their own climbing shoes, chalk bag, and harnesses. Each climber competing should also wear the same shirt at competitions (club or team shirt).

Operating Guidelines

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Club Officers:

Alex Craft
Email: [email protected]

Alex Hepburn:
Email: [email protected]

Connor Kuebler:
Email: [email protected]



Contact Information

Karen Waterbury, Recreational Sports Director
312 Memorial Hall
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh NY 12901

Phone: (518) 564-4150
Fax: (518) 564-4155
Email: [email protected]