Cheer on the Young Climbers at the KAUST Arab Youth Climbing Competition

06 September, 2023

September 15

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Climbing Wall

Island Recreation Club


Preparations are in full swing for the KAUST Arab Youth Climbing Competition, and our young climbers are counting on you to reach new heights.


Organized by the Saudi Hiking and Climbing Federation, this competition welcomes young Saudi nationals and residents aged 10 to 15 to compete in the Auto-Belay and Lead Climbing categories.


Join us on September 15 at 10:00 a.m. at the Island Recreation Club Climbing Wall to witness their determination and share in their triumphs. Your support will make all the difference!


Climbing Wall Temporary Closure


In order to set up the routes and the equipment, the Climbing Wall will be closed from Monday, September 11 to Sunday, September 17. It will open again on Monday, September 18 as per the usual schedule.



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What Sustainable Development Goal is this event related to?

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being


KAUST Partnership with the Saudi Climbing and Hiking Federation

KAUST started a partnership with the Saudi Climbing and Hiking Federation (SCHF) to join efforts to promote and develop the sport of climbing on a national level. The SCHF is the national governing body of all aspects of rock climbing and hiking in Saudi Arabia. If you’d like to be a member or learn more about them, click here.