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.
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.
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 rairly 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.