Climbing

Adult Climb

Belay Certified

Belay-certified climbers are welcome anytime during open hours unless there are classes/programs going on around the pinnacle (must pay facility fee). If harnesses are needed, they are available to rent (for an additional fee) at the BPRC front desk. See certification information below.

Belay Lessons

   •   Learn the techniques necessary to belay safely and become a belay certified climber on the
       BPRC pinnacle
   •   Must pass the belay certification exam within three days after completing lesson (see below)
   •   Fees: $20 DR $25 NDR
   •   Location: Buchanan Park Recreation Center (BPRC)
   •   Schedule: Call Jarred at 720.880.1211 to schedule an appointment

Belay & Auto Belay Certification (16+ yrs)

   •   The certification process gives three chances to demonstrate techniques learned
   •   Certification available for belay
   •   Belay certification required to utilize auto belay system outside of open climb hours
   •   Once completed you will be issued a belay certification pass (valid for one year)
   •   Fees: $11 DR $14 NDR
   •   Location: Buchanan Park Recreation Center (BPRC)
   •   Schedule: Call Jarred at 720.880.1211 to schedule an appointment
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Adult Climbing Class

Adult Climbing Class (18+ yrs)

   •   Learn techniques while developing strength and endurance
   •   Learn belay techniques and understand the basics of climbing and climbing terminology
   •   All skill levels are welcome
   •   No experience or previous climbing knowledge is required
   •   Location: Buchanan Park Recreation Center (BPRC)
   •   Will return fall 2019

Sport Climbing Class (18+ yrs)

   •   Learn risk management plus lead belay and climbing technique
   •   Prerequisite: Must have ability to climb a 5.8 on top rope
   •   Location: Buchanan Park Recreation Center (BPRC)
   •   Will return fall 2019

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BPRC Pinnacle

Climbing Pinnacle

Located at BPRC, the 41-foot rock-like freestanding pinnacle is located in the rotunda of the building. Sculptured and custom holds are embedded throughout the wall, and an overhang will challenge even the advanced climber. Note: Climbers MUST wear sturdy shoes. Crocs, sandals and skirts are not allowed on the wall. Chalk is not allowed on the pinnacle, but eco balls are okay.

Climbing Schedule

Summer

May 26 - Aug 15, 2019
Please see below for exact time or for more information call 720.880.1100.
Day Activity Time
Mon Open Climb 3 - 5 PM
Mon Certification 5 - 6 PM
Tue Open Climb 2 - 4 PM
Tue Pre-Climbing Team (8-17 yrs) 4 - 6 PM
Tue Competitive Climbing Team (8-19 yrs) 6 - 8 PM
Wed Open Climb 3 - 4 PM
Wed Youth Climbing Class (4-6 yrs) 4 - 5 PM
Wed Youth Climbing Class (7-12 yrs) 5 - 6 PM
Thu Open Climb 2 - 4 PM
Thu Pre-Climbing Team (8-17 yrs) 4 - 6 PM
Thu Competitive Climbing Team (8-19 yrs) 6 - 8 PM
Fri Open Climb 3 - 5 PM
Fri Certification 5 - 6 PM
Sat Youth Climbing Class (4-6 yrs) 12 - 1 PM
Sat Youth Climbing Class (7-12 yrs) 1 - 2 PM
Sat Open Climb 2 - 4 PM
Sun Certification 12 - 1 PM
Sun Open Climb 1 - 4 PM

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Auto Belay

The new auto belay system will allow the experienced climber to come in and get that needed workout on the pinnacle without needing to have a partner to belay them. To be able to use the auto belay system during non-open climbing hours climbers will need to go through our belay certification process. For more information on open climbing hours (see above), the belay certification process and the auto belay system please contact the BPRC Front Desk at 720.880.1100.

Note: Belay certified climbers can climb anytime the facility is open, however; BPRC staff reserves the right to close certain routes or the entire pinnacle if there is other EPRD programming in need of the space and/or the pinnacle itself.
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Forms

Forms PDF
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Contact

Facility: 720.880.1100  
Jarred Lilyhorn Facility Specialist 720.880.1211 jlilyhorn@eprd.co

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