Denver, Colorado is an outdoor enthusiasts dream come true, but don’t overlook all the cool things to do inside as well. While snow and freezing conditions are great for skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling and cross country. Cold, snowy weather isn’t really the best when you are looking for indoor rock climbing Denver style!
The safety and convenience of having an instructor and being removed from the harsh elements of the outdoors may be the perfect way to practice or perfect your skills.
We’ve scoured the Denver area for you, and have selected our top picks for indoor climbing around Denver, Thornton and surrounding communities.
Rock’n & Jam’n 1, Inc.
9499 Washington St. Unit C
Thornton, Colo. 80229
1 (303) 254-4344
Rock’n & Jam’n 2, Inc.
7390 S. Fraser St., Unit E
Centennial, Colo. 80112
1 (303) 766-5462
Rock’n & Jam’n has two locations. Thornton and Centennial, and offers a large indoor climbing space. They also host fundraisers (such as The Summit for Someone which benefits at-risk youth), group events, summer camps and competitive meetings.
Rock’n Jam offers individual rock climbing lessons at both the Denver and Thornton locations. Lessons include two-hour instruction, rental gear and practice climbing. For all available pricing and details please visit one of their locations listed above.
Colorado Mountain School
2829 Mapleton Ave. Boulder, Colo. 80301
No one can deny that Boulder – with a name that brings to mind climbing craggy cliffs and scaling giant rocks – is one of the best places in the state to go for indoor climbing, as well.
Colorado Mountain School offers both indoor and outdoor instruction. Memberships include free yoga and fitness classes, massage sessions, skills clinics and buddy passes.
The gym features a newly remodeled 10,000-square-foot building. The club claims to provide a “total climbing experience, one that offers something for everyone…”
Visit coloradomountainschool.com to see more of what they offer and learn more about their location in Estes.