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Denver - Paradise Rock Gym


Denver - Paradise Rock Gym 


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Elevation: 5,280'
Location: 39.81378, -104.97715 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Ben Mottinger, Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Leo Paik on Mar 25, 2006
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General – www.paradiserock.com, one of the original rock gyms in the state. Once crowded, still popular, a good place to get a pump.
Phone number – 303.286.8168
Location – 6260 Washington St, Unit 5, Denver, CO. In 2nd row of warehouses
Parking - abundant
Hours – 11a-11p T, Th, 3-11 MWF; summer differs; S,Su 9-6
Height of Wall – 28 ft
Size of Wall - 8000+ sq ft
Range of difficulty – 5.5-5.12+
Number of routes – 65 ish
Type of Wall – custom
Leading – 2 lead walls,
Bouldering – really big, 12ft tall
Other training options –weights, campus board
Other bonuses – videos, climbing guidebooks, some rock gear, some shoes, harnesses.
Beginner package $135 – shoes, harness, belay device/biner
Age limitations – no, except fit in harness
Requirements to certify to belay – pass a test to belay, must be 12y old to belay
Rental equipment –$7 for everything
Daily rate – $10 day pass, $6 for bouldering
Hidden costs – none
Hidden savings – punch cards,
Punch cards – $90/10 visit
Memberships – signup fee $40 or pay 3 mo up front; $40/mo, $380/y; $365/y student; household $350/y or $36/mo
Classes – beginner lesson M, others available – reservation req’d
Competitions – largest junior competition series in nation, Denver Climbing League (Oct-Apr); ABS comps 1 to 2 per year
Experienced climbers running wall? - yes
Other – busiest 6p-9p weekdays.




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By chris deulen
From: Merriam, Kansas
Jun 25, 2007

Go Paradise! I climbed at Thrillseekers a couple times when I first started; meh--too expensive for what you get in my opinion. Went up to Rock 'n Jamin; wow--huge, but again, pretty spendy, pretty far north (or south, whichever you prefer), and a lot of birthday partys. Then, I found Paradise; ahhhh, just right. Good price, good people, decent music, great bouldering room without grades or the ego, in a not too distant galaxy, not too far away.

By Allen Hill
From: FIve Points, Colorado and Pine
Jun 25, 2007

I was never much of a gym climber for a lot of reasons but this past winter I started going to Paradise with my nephew every week and I just love the place. Great staff, great clientele, great customers, great place. Plus it's close to downtown where I live.

By Leo Paik
Administrator
From: Westminster, Colorado
Nov 4, 2007

ABS Bouldering Bash at Paradise Rock in Denver Saturday Night November 10, 2007.

By desbien
From: seattle,wa
Feb 4, 2009

Keep up the good fight Bryan!