The Seattle REI Climbing Pinnacle is operated by the REI Outdoor School. Visit www.rei.com/outdoorschool for a complete listing of programs including climbing, kayaking, cycling, navigation, hiking classes and more!
Single Climb Reservations*
Our most popular option. Includes a 15-minute time slot to climb, gear and REI staff belayer. Reservations available:
Open Climbs: Wednesday nights, 2-3 times per month
Climb Classes: For adults & kids; generally offered Sunday afternoons and Monday nights.
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*Pre-registration is highly recommended; Visit the climb reservation page to see all openings or to register. Some Sundays have limited hours for climb reservations because of climbing classes.
Each climb reservation consists of a 15-minute time slot. We provide the gear and our expert REI Outdoor School Instructors will help you choose the best route for your ability. No previous experience is necessary. Reserve your climb in advance to guarantee a spot.
Hours: Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday 11am-7pm or 11am-12:30pm (depending on class schedule)
Cost: Members: $15 / Nonmembers: $25 (cost includes tax)
Register/Info: Reservations & Availability
During our Open Climbs, you’ll get to climb as much as you can during a two-hour period. Whether you've just learned the basics, are looking to step up your technique, or want to try multiple routes, Open Climbs at the REI Pinnacle are a great way to schedule some practice time. Expert REI Outdoor School instructors will be on hand to belay and offer tips. Pre-registration recommended to guarantee a spot; drop-in’s welcome if there are spots open.
Dates: Wednesdays 2-3 times per month
Cost: Members: $20 / Nonmembers: $40 (cost includes tax)
Register/Info: Seattle Pinnacle Open Climb Page
Register/Info: REI Outdoor School
Want to reserve the Pinnacle for your next group activity? Contact the REI Outdoor School to set a reservation for your group.
Available Days: Varies; most weekdays
For more info or to make a group or private reservation:
Looking for some extra attention to hone your climbing skills? Can’t find a class to fit your schedule? Private instruction is a great way to go! Private class versions are available for all our classes. You’ll get plenty of practice time as well as individualized attention from our expert REI Outdoor School staff.
Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-470-4083
Standing 65 feet tall, the REI Climbing Pinnacle has been an iconic feature of the Seattle landscape since the REI Flagship store’s grand opening in 1996. Pinnacle climbers are treated to spectacular views of the Seattle skyline as well as peek-a-boo view of the surrounding mountains on a clear day.
Are you signed up to climb the Pinnacle or take a class? All climbers must complete and turn in an REI release of liability form prior to climbing. Minors (18 and under) must have this form signed by their parent or responsible adult. (Notes, phone calls or altered REI forms are not acceptable.)
Download the liability waiver. PDF (44k)
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