Happy Hour at the Tower

Happy Hour at the Tower is Venture Out’s FREE biannual open house. You’re invited to climb our Alpine Tower and see our facility. Never climbed before? That’s ok, everyone is welcome! Our facilitators will teach you everything you need to know about climbing the Alpine Tower. We strive to provide a safe, fun environment for all participants. No experience and no sign-up required.

Register Here

Please reach out to ventureout@missouri.edu for any assistance with registering for the program.

When is it?

April 13, 2024, 1-5 p.m.
Last climber goes up at 5 p.m.

What do I Bring/Wear?

  • Closed-toe shoes
    • Your shoes must have laces. Crocs or sandals with a heel strap are not accepted as closed-toe shoes
  • Clothes you can move around in
  • Dress for the weather!
  • Hairstyle that works with helmets
  • Water bottle & snacks

Young Climbers

Kids can climb too! The Alpine Tower is suitable for all ages and we will also have yard games in our field. All participants under age 18 will need a parent to arrive with them, sign their waiver, and stay with them through the duration of the event.

Directions & Parking

Visit our Location page for directions. We’re located next to the Green Tennis Center and Epple Field off of Providence Road. Parking is available in the Reactor Lot (RP10)Do NOT park in the parking spaces with green-painted curbs (reserved for Tennis Center).

Experienced climber?

Our Alpine Tower has additional challenges for experienced climbers. You set your own challenge level.

Inclement Weather

Check this page or our Instagram or Facebook page for weather updates. The event may be cancelled in the event of bad weather.


You should not participate in high ropes activities if you are:

  • Pregnant
  • Have a heart condition or problem
  • Have any pre-existing neck or back injuries, especially with the spine
  • Have had a recent organ transplant
  • A doctor has recommended you do not participate

Please contact us at ventureout@missouri.edu for questions about accessibility.

Venture Out offers on-the-ground teambuilding courses for people of all physical and cognitive ability levels. However, Happy Hour at the Tower focuses on our Alpine Tower.