Adventure Sports

We are pleased to announce the addition of Climbing and Cycling teams in our Department of Student Life and Recreation.

The Adams State Climbing Team competes in the Collegiate Climbing Series (CCS) sponsored by USA Climbing.

As a team (previously as a club) ASU has been ranked 2nd in the region for two years, and has taken 1st in the 2011 regional competition in Colorado Springs, CO.

The ASU Climbing Team continually achieving new heights we are currently ranked 12th in the nation on the CCS National Circuit.

cycling winning climb

ASU Collegiate Cycling Team strives to be one of the top collegiate cycling programs in the Nation. The team covers all racing related expenses for all racers and cycling scholarship opportunities are available. The team supports Road and Mountain Bike athletes of all abilities from first time racers to elite level cyclists. We are open to expanding to other cycling disciplines given there is adequate demand. Regardless of your cycling experience all ASU team members will have the time of their lives achieving their cycling and academic goals with the ASU Cycling team!


 More About Adams State

Our campus is centrally located between the Monarch, Taos, and Wolf Creek Ski Resorts. In addition for our Climbing Team and Mountain Bikers, Penitente Canyon offers world class rock climbing in a natural outdoor setting as well as some of the nations best training trails for mountain biking.

Our top-quality coaching, sports medicine, and training and conditioning staff encourage our athletes to perform to the best of their abilities, both on the field and in the classroom. Resistance training for injury prevention and improved performance is an important part of the ASU athletic experience and is maintained in both in-season and off-season programs.

 The Department of Student Life and Recreation has developed programming for athletes to encourage sportsmanship and leadership. Because so many of life’s lessons can be learned through athletic participation, this is a natural place for us to teach our students the importance of integrity, courage, compassion, respect, responsibility, and honesty--the core virtues expressed in our professional programs.