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Boulder Rock Club

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Boulder Rock Club  


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Location: 40.0259, -105.25685 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 25, 2006
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This is Boulder’s most popular indoor wall experience. There are some great hidden features. It is popular, very popular.

Location - 2829 Mapleton, West of US 36 aka 28th Ave, Boulder, CO.
Phone - 303.447.2804.
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Parking - moderate
Hours – M-F 10-11p, T 6a-11p, S&Su 10-8p
Height of Wall – 35 ft ish
Size of Wall - 8000+ sq ft?
Range of difficulty – 5.5-5.13
Number of routes – lots
Type of Wall – Eldorado Wall Co.
Leading - yes
Bouldering – lots
Other training options – weights gym, aerobic gym, Colorado altitude training – 10K atmosphere
Other bonuses – coffee
Age limitations – on belaying only
Requirements to certify – test to certify
Rental equipment – yes,
Daily rate – $14/d, $7 for 12 & under;
Hidden costs – none
Hidden savings - punch cards, memberships, student/corporate rates
Punch cards – $125/10 adult, $62.50 for 12 & under/10
Memberships – student/corporate - rate discount $48/mo, $60/mo ordinary;
Classes – lots, skills, movement, lead, women only, yoga & massage free if member,
Competitions – yes
Experienced climbers running wall? – yes
Other – free coffee in morning until 12p M-F, affiliated with Colorado Mountain School guiding services.

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By Evan S
From: Erie, CO
Dec 18, 2009
You can now get a dual membership at the BRC and the Spot, making for probably the best indoor climbing experience in North America. I don't work either place, I didn't get paid to write this, I just want to make sure two of the best gyms around stay that way.
By Outdoorpanda
From: Colorado
Apr 29, 2010
The BRC offers some of the hardest indoor routes you can find up to 5.14. Also, you may want to go on a day besides Wednesday or Monday, because that is when it is most crowded because the junior teams are practicing.
By Clint Locks
From: Boulder
Nov 7, 2013
I've recently had multiple conversations with people I meet at the BRC who have mentioned the open, genuine atmosphere at the gym. I agree. If you want a place that demonstrates the vibrant spirit of Boulder's climbing community, this is it...and the route setting just keeps being stellar! Hats off to Brent and the crew!