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Denver - Thrillseekers

Denver - Thrillseekers  

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Elevation: 5,280'
Location: 39.6815, -104.98729 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Mar 26, 2006
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The bouldering cave is located upstairs, above the...


General – An interesting gym built in a former theatre with challenging problems. www.thrillseekers.cc
Phone number – 303.733.8810
Location – 1912 S Broadway, Denver, CO
Parking – parking lot just N of building
Hours – 3p-11p MWF; 10a-11p TTh; 10a-7p SSu; closed Su Apr-Oct & holidays
Height of Wall – 26 ft ish
Size of Wall - 12000 sq ft.
Range of difficulty – 5.6-5.12
Number of routes – 100 ish, 40 TR
Type of Wall – custom
Leading – 5 lead arches, to 35 ft
Bouldering – yes, upstairs bouldering cave; 300 ft mega traverse
Other training options – free weights, training board, campus boards, stair stepper
Other bonuses – Proshop, videos, climbing guidebooks, gear, starter packages.
Age limitations - Must be 12 to belay, minors must have parent sign release
Requirements to certify to belay – $20 belay lesson option
Rental equipment – $6/shoes, $2/chalk bag; harness & belay device free; off-premise options, too.
Daily rate – $13/d, $10/d bouldering only; $10/d member, $7/d bouldering member; lead rope rental $1/d (thanks for the update, Beehler)
Hidden costs – none
Hidden savings – punch cards, memberships
Punch cards – Prepay 9 visits, 10th free.
Memberships – $50/mo, $135/6m, $425/y; Bouldering $40/mo, $110/6m, $350/y
Classes – Private lessons $40, Semi-private $35/30/25 for 2/3/4. Special rate for 8+ people.
Competitions – ABS bouldering comps
Experienced climbers running wall? -
Other – Lighted parking with security cameras. Locker rooms. Oddly, certain atmospheric conditions give the sensation of condensation on holds.

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For the All Locations area.

Weather station 4.8 miles from here

Photos of Denver - Thrillseekers Slideshow Add Photo
Blurry view towards the front desk.
Blurry view towards the front desk.
The view towards the silver screen.  Some of the c...
The view towards the silver screen. Some of the c...
An arch with stalagtites connects the two broad wa...
An arch with stalagtites connects the two broad wa...
The campus board.
The campus board.

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By TonyK
Jan 8, 2009
If you can climb well here then you will be able to climb well anywhere. This gym will require more skill and balance than other gyms in the metro-area. The holds are pretty old and most of them have no grip left on them. Also, lighting here is not the best.
By clay meier
Sep 28, 2009
Yes, this gym is a bit older, dingier, and a bit dim. That is because it is a climbing gym for CLIMBERS! This gym does not cater to field trips or birthday parties. It is a gym for someone who is serious about training for the real deal (trad of course). It is rarely crowded, is open late, and is largely sport (as opposed to TR). Also this gym has the highest quality routes of any gym in Colorado. It is worth going for the bouldering alone.
By Aaron Venturini
Sep 27, 2015
Clay is wrong,

I was doing birthday parties here since I was 11 years old. ;) Still going 20 years later.

Best in Denver. Greasy holds and grizzly climbers. You will learn a thing or two.
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