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Health and Learning Center
Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, Arizona

Award Winner - May 2012

The NAU Health and Learning Center is a fusion building that includes a 57,000-square-foot medical clinic, 70,000 square feet of classrooms, a 121,000-square-foot student recreation center and a 40,000-square-foot athletics component to replace most of the stadium. Bringing these programs together from their decentralized locations creates a significant improvement to the quality of student life on campus. The combination of these programs into a single $83.2 million, 288,000-square-foot renovation and expansion project is estimated to have saved the university at least $20 million. The site is now a central student destination that links student life and academic experience and sees up to 1,700 students per hour pass through.

Reaching New Heights

The Evolution of Climbing Walls & Challenge Courses

Feature Article - April 2012

Once relegated to climbing gyms, climbing walls have seen a lot of growth into recreational facilities in cities and on campuses across the country.

Boost Your Climbing Wall's Potential

Problem Solver - August 2011

Top-rope climbing usually involves two people: a climber and a belayer. With an auto belay system, you won't need a human belayer. This will allow multiple people to climb, with just one person supervising from the ground.

Combine Climbing Wall Products to Satisfy Stakeholders

Problem Solver - August 2011

Take the climbing wall at the Colorado State University Student Recreation Center as an example. The wall includes a 40-foot freestanding tower as well as 55 linear feet of bouldering wall, meeting the needs of all user groups, including students, administration and facility management.

Ascending on a Budget

Making Money-Smart Decisions With Climbing Walls

Feature Article - April 2011

Whether you need to revamp your existing wall to refresh visitors' experience, or you'd like to add something completely new, there are ways to get what you need without breaking the bank.

From The Ground Up

What You Need to Know to Get Climbing Done Right

Feature Article - April 2010

Climbing walls can bring a lot of excitement to a facility. We look at some of the basics to help you add climbing to your own space.